Tagged: Mental Health

Government backs businesses with £5 million funding boost

The Department of Health has today announced £5 million of funding for businesses to come up with new products or services that will help improve the experience of people with mental health illnesses and people at the end of their … Read more → – Government backs businesses with £5 million funding boost

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More investment put towards talking therapies for people with severe mental illness

A new scheme that could improve the care and treatment of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and psychosis, was announced today by Health Minister, Norman Lamb. An estimated 1.8 million people are affected with severe mental illness … Read more → – More investment put towards talking therapies for people with severe mental illness

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More choice in mental health

For the first time, people who use mental health services will get more choice about where and how they get their condition treated in the NHS. This is a part of a number of measures put forward by the Department … Read more → – More choice in mental health

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£5 million for veterans in need of new prosthetics

Health Minister calls on veterans to get available funding As the country pays tribute to troops on Remembrance Sunday, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter has called for veterans to come forward and get services to help improve their physical and … Read more → – £5 million for veterans in need of new prosthetics

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UK bids to become world-leader in dementia research with call for global collaboration

The Government is bringing together pharmaceutical industry leaders and biotech experts to showcase the UK’s world-leading research facilities and discuss how to drive forward global work against dementia. As part of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia the showcase event … Read more → – UK bids to become world-leader in dementia research with call for global collaboration

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Employers urged to take 3 steps to improve mental health

How mental health will be treated the same as other health problems Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Care Services Minister Paul Burstow will today call upon employers to take three simple steps to improve the mental health of their … Read more → – Employers urged to take 3 steps to improve mental health

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16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be speaking about the progress that has been made in developing IAPT for children and young people. There are some statistics that never lose their impact.  That demand a response.  Demand action. For me … Read more → – 16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

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Department of Health to revamp outdated Victorian hospital deemed ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator

A high security hospital that has been branded ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator is to get an upgrade to facilities for patients and staff. The Department of Health is to invest in the Victorian site at Broadmoor Hospital, … Read more → – Department of Health to revamp outdated Victorian hospital deemed ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator

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Employers urged to offer flexible working to support mental health needs

Thousands of individuals with mental health needs could be offered more flexible working under a new initiative launched today by Health Minister Lord Howe. Speaking at the launch at the Work Foundation, Lord Howe set out how leading companies including … Read more → – Employers urged to offer flexible working to support mental health needs

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Statistical press notice: Mental health community teams activity data, 2011-12 Q4

The following statistics were published today by the Department of Health: Quarterly Mental Health Community Teams Activity data for 2011-12 Quarter 4. The main findings for 2011-12 Quarter 4 were: Early Intervention (EI) teams served 10,230 new cases of psychosis … Read more → – Statistical press notice: Mental health community teams activity data, 2011-12 Q4

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