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National Service Framework for Mental Health: modern standards and service models

  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    8 February 2007
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  • Copyright holder:
    Crown Copyright

This National Service Framework addresses the mental health needs of working age adults up to 65. It sets out national standards; national service models; local action and national underpinning programmes for implementation; and a series of national milestones to assure progress, with performance indicators to support effective performance management. An organisational framework for providing integrated services and for commissioning services across the spectrum is also included.

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