A bumper edition featuring the Out of Area Placements project, the second Self-Care Participation & Engagement programme, training from NIWE Eating Disorder Service, NTW Quality Priorities workshop, treatments & procedures of 'questionable value', the national dementia survey, CQCs annual mental health Act monitoring report and this months round up of policy news and publications.
This month's issue features details of:
- a new cohort of our Living Well with Dementia Programme
- a project with Newastle and Gateshead vanguard focusing on older people's mental health
- partnership working with our local football club foundations focusing on men's mental health
- the recent appointment of the new National Clinical Director for Mental Health, Professor Tim Kendall
- a Department of Health consultation on improving support for carers
- a call for evidence from the Commission for Health& Social Care Integration
- this year's Positive Practice in Mental Health awards
- and of course, our usual round-up of policy news and publications
We bring you news of an innovative approach to bring together a mental health recovery ‘hub’ in Newcastle—a collective of likeminded organisations and individuals working together to support people, offering a wide range of services.
We’re very excited to announce the publication of our first book—Letters of Possibility—looking at possibilities for mental health within the NHS Five Year Forward View. Details of our book launch are on page 4.
There’s information on a new training opportunity for anyone working with people with autism; details of a well- being information service; athletics and boccia taster sessions; a healthcare snippet from the recent budget