Tag Archives: Mental health

UK Audit Office produces report on access to mental health services

The National Audit Office (NAO) in the United Kingdom has released the report, Mental health services : preparations for improving access (PDF 1.2MB). The report, ‘looks at the preparations the Department, NHS England and other arm’s-length bodies are making for … Continue reading

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Report by The Independent Mental Health Taskforce to the NHS in England released

The publication, The five year forward view for mental health : a report from the Independent Mental Health Taskforce to the NHS in England (PDF 2.6MB) has been released.  “The national strategy, which covers care and support for all ages, … Continue reading

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UK report advocates for increased integration between physical and mental health care

A new report by the UK charity, The Kings Fund, entitled, Bringing together physical and mental health : a new frontier for integrated health (PDF 1.1MB), “argues that by integrating physical and mental health care the NHS can improve health … Continue reading

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WA Government releases report reviewing the implementation of recommendations from earlier report on mental health and wellbeing children and young people

The report, Our children can’t wait : review of the implementation of recommendations of the 2011 Report of the Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in WA (PDF 2MB) has been published by the … Continue reading

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New UK report released on future proofing mental health services

The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health and The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in the United Kingdom have released the report, Guidance for commissioners of financially, environmentally and socially sustainable mental health services (future proofing services) (PDF 2.7MB). The guide, … Continue reading

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Report examines how to improve mental health for older LGBTI Australians

The publication, Improving mental health for older LGBTI Australians : a resource kit targeting depression and anxiety among older gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex Australians. Final report (PDF 390kb) has been released. The report, “aims to improve the mental … Continue reading

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AIHW updates to mental health services in Australia

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have made updates to their website, Mental health services in Australia, for September 2015.

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Report released on community managed organisation outcome measurement

A new report, Implementing routine outcome measurement in community managed organisations (PDF 4.1MB) has been published by the Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Community Mental Health Australia. The report includes a section examining, “the best practice pathway to outcome management.”

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New toolkit for developing tailored web and mobile phone-based mood disorder e-therapies for same sex attracted people

The publication, Improving E-therapy for mood disorders among lesbians and gay men : a practical toolkit for developing tailored web and mobile phone-based depression and anxiety interventions (PDF 390kb), “provides the first comprehensive set of guidelines for tailoring mood-disorder e-therapies … Continue reading

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Briefing paper discusses implementation issues in personal budgets for mental health

The NHS Confederation paper, Personal budgets in mental health : key point on implementation (PDF 220kb), “provides information about how personal budgets are already working in mental health, suggests groups who might benefit from having a personal budget and signposts … Continue reading

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