Red Cross warns of humanitarian crisis in UK hospitals

Charity calls on government to make more funds available as it helps NHS cope with increased demand for health services.

Red Cross warns of humanitarian crisis in UK hospitals

    The Red Cross has warned of a “humanitarian crisis” in the British National Health Service (NHS) as it struggles to cope with overcrowding and a lack of resources. Teams from the medical charity were deployed at a number of hospitals in the East Midlands region of England in early January to alleviate the […]

Mental health discharge delays on the rise

Mental health discharge delays on the rise

By: JAMES REED, POLITICAL EDITOR   RISING DELAYS for mental health patients leaving hospital have been revealed by new figures. Analysis by NHS England showed 17,509 ‘bed days’ were lost as a result of mental health trusts being unable to discharge patients in October 2016, a 56 percent on the November 2015 figure. The figure […]

Theresa May to announce extra funding for child mental health treatment

Theresa May is set to use her first major speech of 2017 to announce extra help for young people with mental health problems.

Theresa May to announce extra funding for child mental health treatment

Written by:  John Ashmore     The Times reports that Mrs May will use an address on Monday to try to shift the focus away from Brexit and on to other policy areas. While she has committed to outlining her “vision” for Britain’s post-Brexit future, the Prime Minister is also apparently keen for her premiership […]

York Musician Concerned About Mental Healthcare

York Musician Concerned About Mental Healthcare

By:   Dan Bean   A MUSICIAN from York says more needs to be done to help people with mental health problems in the city. Stuart Niven said he had tried to commit suicide several times after taking antidepressants, and the lack of mental health services in York was something that needed rectifying. Mr Niven, 56, […]

Help needed with important research into Mental Health and sanctions

If you have a diagnosed mental health condition? Have you experienced the Work Capability Assessment? Have your benefits been sanctioned because of this assessment?

Help needed with important research into Mental Health and sanctions

    My name is Helen and I am a Trainee Clinical Psychologist from Lancaster University. I am conducting research as part of my doctoral thesis about the psychological impact of benefits sanctions following the Work Capability Assessment process and what impact this had, if any, on peoples’ mental health and outlook. I’m involved with […]

Rosie O’Donnell calls Trump ‘mentally unstable’ on Twitter and warns America that there are ‘less than three weeks to stop him’

Rosie O'Donnell called Trump 'mentally unstable' in a tweet on Sunday She also warned America that there are 'less than 3 weeks to stop him' The comedian is known for retweeting quotes against the leadership of Trump In November she came under fire for suggesting Barron Trump, 10, was autistic O'Donnell issued apology to Melania Trump for the comments against her son Trump-O'Donnell feud is one that dates to 2006 when she was host on

Rosie O’Donnell calls Trump ‘mentally unstable’ on Twitter and warns America that there are ‘less than three weeks to stop him’

By:  DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER Comedian Rosie O’Donnell called Donald Trump ‘mentally unstable’ in a tweet on Sunday and warned America that they are running out of time to stop him. ‘Donald Trump is mentally unstable,’ O’Donnell wrote on Twitter while sharing a link to a CNN article. O’Donnell, who constantly retweets quotes against the leadership of […]

Jonny Benjamin: How mental health campaigner went from suicide attempt to MBE

He escaped hospital intending to kill himself. A fresh diagnosis of schizophrenia and incessant questioning about whether he was gay made him feel suicidal. Now he's been made an MBE

Jonny Benjamin: How mental health campaigner went from suicide attempt to MBE

By: Peter Walker, May Bulman  @petejohn_walker   A man who tried to throw himself from a bridge in London after escaping hospital has been made an MBE. A 20-year-old Jonny Benjamin tried to take his own life on Waterloo Bridge while struggling to come to terms with a schizoaffective disorder diagnosis and being gay.  Nine years on, […]