More patients are being admitted to hospital in England for drug-related mental health issues or poisoning than at any time in the past 10 years.
James Evison Increased funding for mental health services has not been provided across the country, and services are ‘under threat’, according to a new report by the King’s Fund. The health think-tank claims its analysis shows 40% of mental health trusts actually saw income fall in 2015/16 rather than grow, despite commitment from central government […]
Three times as many mental health patients commit suicide when receiving care at home rather than hospital
More than 200 suicide deaths per year now occur in patients under mental health home treatment teams
BY CHARLOTTE DOBSON Three times as many mental health patients committed suicide when receiving care at home compared to those in hospital, new research has revealed. The findings, published by the University of Manchester, have raised concern among mental health campaigners about the number of people taking their own life after they have been discharged […]
One in three adults (37 per cent) aged 16-74, with conditions such as anxiety or depression, surveyed in England, were accessing mental health treatment in 2014.
One in three adults (37 per cent) aged 16-74, with conditions such as anxiety or depression, surveyed in England, were accessing mental health treatment in 2014. The results of the Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing4, published today by NHS Digital, show that this figure has increased from one in four people (24 per […]