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New study finds increased role for practice nurses in treating depression has mutual benefits
Mind, in association with the Royal College of Nursing, today releases new findings that show structured contact with practice nurses can help people with chronic and recurrent depression in their recovery.
Mental health services failing young and old
Two reports published today by the Healthcare Commission show significant failings in the care and treatment offered to mental health service users over and under 65 years old.
Investment in mental health essential as recession bites
Mind today welcomes the Government’s commitment to invest £93m in mental health services to prepare for the human cost of the recession.
Mind exposes severe neglect of older people
New research highlights services cut-off, lack of treatment choice, age discrimination by GPs, lack of suicide prevention policy, high levels of ECT, and diagnosis failure.
Mind releases latest drugs report: Coping with coming off exposes serious difficulties in doctor-patient relationship
Of patients interviewed, 40 per cent saw their GPs as "not helpful" in the process, making them the least helpful source of advice and support, with 10 per cent stating that GPs "made things worse".