Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Intelligent Kindness is a powerful new approach to healthcare reform. Ballatt and Campling argue that the NHS is a system that invites society to value and attend to its deepest common interests; it is a vital expression of community and one that can improve if society, patients and staff can reconnect to these deeper values. To do so will improve quality and patient experience, as well as morale, effectiveness, efficiency and value for money. Relentless regulatory and structural NHS reforms…Continue
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The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Health Minister Paul Burstow announced today that the ambitious Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) programme will receive an extra investment of up to £22 million over the next three years. This is in addition to the £8 million per year for four years that had previously been secured. The new resources will be used to
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Charity Rethink Mental Illness has launched a range of tools to help mental health professionals tackle the physical health needs of the people they work with.
The tools have been developed as part of the ‘20 Years Too Soon’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the fact that people affected by severe mental illness die on average 20 years younger than the general population, mostly as a result of preventable physical conditions.
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Join us on Wednesday (29-Feb) at 8pm GMT / 3pm EST / 1200 for a mental health chat @MHchat discussing "Mental Health Diagnosis: Medical versus Social Models".
May be of interest to tweeters!
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Martin Webber has compiled an extremely useful reading list of research of relevance for AMHPs. Download here.
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A reminder that the Call for Papers for the 2nd International Health Humanities Conference 2012 is live and accepting submissions, following the huge success of the 1st IHHC in 2010 in Nottingham. Please do take a look and consider submitting a paper or attending.
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