Formal complaints about mental health services in England jumped from 9,180 in 2010/11 to 14,103 in 2015/16, according to an analysis of NHS Digital data conducted by Labour’s Luciana Berger. This represents a 54% rise in complaints in just five years. Ms Berger, who is the president of Labour’s Campaign for Mental Health, […]
People with mental illness are more likely to die early than they were when the Tories came to power, new research reveals. Figures unveiled by Labour today show that in 2010 those with serious mental health problems were 3.3 times more likely to die before they were 75, compared to the general population. By […]
The authors of the new report argue that integrating physical and mental health care can both save the health service money and improve care for patients.
By PRESS ASSOCIATION More needs to be done to address the psychological problems associated with being ill, a new report states. Health officials also need to address the physical issues that come as a result of mental health problems, according to The King’s Fund. The authors of the new report argue that integrating physical and […]
Manchester User’s Network have long campaigned for the government creation of a dedicated minister for mental health . So last week we were tweeting Jeremy Corbyns to please create a minister for mental health as we desperately need one. Even if that’s just to sort out the terrible services, Service users are presently receiving in Manchester under a Manchester Labour Scrutiny Committee