Tagged: mental health

World Mental Health Day: CMO signs anti-stigma pledge for the Department of Health

Today is World Mental Health Day.  Fittingly, the Department of Health became the first in Whitehall to sign up to Time to Change’s anti-stigma pledge. The pledge was signed on our behalf by the Chief Medical Officer. The Department is … Read more → – World Mental Health Day: CMO signs anti-stigma pledge for the Department of Health

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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 on 26 June 2012 by Health Minister Lord Howe. Speaking at the launch at The Work Foundation, Lord Howe set out how … Read more → – Employers urged to offer flexible working to support mental health needs

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Investment in mental health: working age adult and older adult reports

The Department of Health published two reports on the investment on mental health services on 27 July 2012. The eleventh report for 2011/12 provides details of the level of investment in mental health services for working age adults (aged 18-64) … Read more → – Investment in mental health: working age adult and older adult reports

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LSE publishes How Mental Illness Loses Out in the NHS

18 June 2012 A report published by the London School of Economics (LSE) reveals the scale of mental illness in Britain – and what the NHS does about it. Read the report  

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News in brief

NHS pensions proposals: the facts The Government set out the key terms of an improved pension offer for NHS staff on 20 December 2011. Since then, the Department of Health has held constructive talks with NHS Employers and the NHS … Read more → – News in brief

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