This report, published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, sets out a definition and vision for how to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health in practice. Read more »
The Department of Health has published the fifth annual report on the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) service, which aims to empower and safeguard people who do not have the capacity to make certain important decisions. Read more »
The final report following the abuse of people with a learning disability at Winterbourne View sets out a programme of action to transform services for vulnerable people. Read more »
The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (APMS) series provides data on the prevalence of both treated and untreated psychiatric disorder in the English adult population (aged 16 and over. This survey is the third in a series and was conducted by… Read more »
These quality statements are from the NICE quality standard on service user experience in adult mental health in the NHS in England, which was developed from the recommendations in this guidance.
This toolkit provides practical advice and support for Primary Care Teams to assist them in helping patients make informed, mental health promoting choices and maximise their opportunities to greater well being. It was developed from the Tyne and Wear Health… Read more »
The report sets out three plausible future funding scenarios and their consequences. The paper concludes with an assessment of each scenario and the options for funding up to 2017.
This is the report of an independent inquiry into the quality of general practice in England. It provides an extensive review of quality across general practice designed to help ensure that quality is at the heart of the service that… Read more »
This policy paper calculates what the economic and social costs of mental illness are.It also demonstrates the benefits of reducing the prevalence and severity of mental illness.
This report estimates the economic costs and benefits of providing psychological therapy to people not now in treatment. It asserts that the cost to the government would be fully covered by the savings in incapacity benefits and extra taxes that… Read more »