2017 Autumn budget: what does it mean for mental health and wellbeing?24 November 2017, Millie Macdonald
Millie Macdonald looks at what the Autumn Budget means for mental health.
Mental health policy: three key issues from the past 12 months5 October 2017,
Policy intern Hannah Lewis picks out three key issues in mental health from her time with us.
Preventing suicide: Supporting those who don't reach out directly for help8 September 2017, Mark Rowland
Statistics can tell us a lot. They tell us that in the last recorded year (2016), 5,688 people died by suicide in Britain. But statistics don’t tell us everything.
Austerity, Brexit and equal protections across the UK25 August 2017, Dr Iris Elliott
Iris Elliott looks at the UN Disability Committee's scrutiny of the UK's record on rights of people with disabilities.
Holyrood cannot achieve a sea of change in mental health alone3 July 2017, Toni Giugliano
Our Policy and Public Affairs Manager Toni Giugliano blogs about Scotland's Mental Health Strategy
Spring Budget: no long-term fix8 March 2017, Millie Macdonald
Millie Macdonald gives her thoughts on the Chancellor's 2017 Spring Budget, including the additional funding on social care.
Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: what progress has been made?21 February 2017, Jenny Edwards, CBE
A year after the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health was published by the Mental Health Taskforce, Jenny Edwards assesses the progress on the valuable recommendations in the report.
What has 2016 meant for UK public mental health policy?22 December 2016,
It’s safe to say that 2016 won’t be forgotten any time soon, but underneath the Brexit-dominated headlines there were some important developments (both positive and negative) for public mental health across the UK.
Mental health and the built environment15 November 2016, Millie Macdonald
Millie Macdonald looks at the effect of man-made surroundings on people's mental health and what we can do to improve this?
New delivery programme in Wales is welcomed but how will its impact be measured?13 October 2016,
Emily Wooster is impressed with Wales's new delivery plan for mental health but says its success must be measured properly.