What role do the police play in responding to people in mental health crisis? Helen McKenna talks to Chief Constable Mark Collins, National Police Chief’s Council Lead for Mental Health, Sarah Hughes, Chief Executive of the Centre for Mental Health...
Vikram Patel and Shekhar Saxena discuss strategies for integrating mental disorders, and other chronic conditions, into primary healthcare to achieve universal health coverage
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Mental disorders are the leading contributor to the...
Mental health services are receiving much-needed attention and funding after years of underinvestment and neglect, but there are still problems with access and the quality of care experienced by people using services.
Helen GilburtWant to know what The King's Fund position on mental health services is in a nutshell?
Helen GilburtNeed to recognise and address the issues that lead to suicidal feelings, while emphasising the onus on all of us to offer compassion and support to those who may be experiencing distress around us
RAND Europe conducted an evidence assessment of the de-escalation training literature and found that training may help staff manage patient violence and aggression but de-escalation training may not reduce the number of violent/aggressive incidents.
Objective To determine the association between daily levels of registered nurse (RN) and nursing assistant staffing and hospital mortality.
Design This is a retrospective longitudinal observational study using routinely collected data. We used...
Poor mental health has profound economic consequences. Given the burden of poor mental health, the economic case for preventing mental illness and promoting better mental health may be very strong, but too often prevention attracts little attention...
Helen GilburtHelpful reminder of the economic evidence for prevention of mental illness - strongest evidence in maternal/infant MH, children & young people, suicide/self-harm, & older age @Andy__Bell__