Fewer than half of GPs have adequate training in mental health, new figures suggest.
Last updated: 01 November 2016, 00:10 GMT Print this story Fewer than half of GPs have adequate training in mental health, new figures suggest. Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the charity Mind shows that only 46% of trainee GPs have undertaken a training placement in a mental health setting. And once […]
Prime Minister David Cameron said: “For too long there hasn’t been enough focus on mental health care in this country meaning too many have had to suffer in silence.
By Lauren Applebey This week saw the publication of a long awaited report from the independent Mental Health Taskforce which commits to the biggest transformation of mental health care across the NHS in a generation, pledging to help more than a million extra people and investing more than a billion pounds a year by 2020/21. […]
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By GLEN OWEN AND MICHAEL BLACKLEY FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY Hundreds of lives are being needlessly lost to suicide every year because of the Government’s failure to get a grip on a modern epidemic of mental health problems, a landmark report has found. An official NHS review will call on David Cameron to invest […]
Researchers are calling for volunteers to help with a study into cycling’s effect on mental health.
The University of Reading is looking into the benefits for older people who cycle regularly, and to that end is looking for volunteers over the age of 50 who would not describe themselves as regular cyclists.