Damning report finds ‘serious failures’ in NHS Mental Health Services

Analysis of complaints about care reveals ‘devastating toll’ of suffering and avoidable deaths “Vulnerable mental health patients are suffering serious harm, and in some cases dying, because of “serious failings” in their treatment, the NHS ombudsman has warned. The report identifies five “common failings” by mental health trusts that can lead to patients suffering distress […]

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Why mental health first aid should be taught in every school – to the pupils and the teachers

“Of £250m a year originally budgeted for ‘children and young people’s mental health’, there has been a £77m underspend this year. These figures highlight the gulf between what Conservative Ministers promise on mental health, and what they actually do” more  Neha Shah from the Independant Would also like an ‘Open Dialogue‘ approach to be part […]

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Want a better body image – try Nature by Viren Swami

    “These days, both scientists and policymakers agree about the importance of offering everyone access to green spaces, regardless of social background. That’s because easy access to nature encourages physical activity, which in turn has positive health effects” “Accessible green space is also good for our psychological well-being. For example, large-scale surveys in the […]

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