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Mental health organisations welcome decision to retain mental health amendment
A coalition of mental health organisations last week welcomed the House of Commons’ decision to give mental health a higher priority in the new health system in England.
Response to NHS report Attitudes to Mental Illness
Mind and Rethink respond to the release of NHS Information Centre report Attitudes to Mental Illness 2011. (Press release)
NHS reforms must not threaten continuity and quality of mental health services
Mind responds to the Health Select Committee’s report on NHS commissioning. "It is vital that any changes to NHS commissioning do not jeopardise the continuity and quality of care received by people with mental health problems."
Government commitment to widening NHS access to psychological therapies welcomed
News on improvements planned for access to psychological therapies announced by Minister of State for Care Services Paul Burstow.
New look NHS must deliver on mental health
The Government has outlined proposals to overhaul the structure of the NHS including transferring the responsibility for commissioning to GPs.