by Felicity Collier
MORE cash is urgently needed to improve mental health services, nurses warned yesterday in the wake of a damning Care Quality Commission report.
The CQC health watchdog found that 25 per cent of core mental health services in England need to...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ZERO-HOURS contracts are causing mental health problems for young workers, a study published today reveals.
The University College London (UCL) study, which analysed data for more than 7,700 people living in England born in 1989-90, has prompted a renewed call from the TUC for...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
SUICIDE and self-harm in prisons is soaring according to a damning report published by the National Audit Office today.
The spending watchdog warned that jails are “struggling to cope” due to funding cuts and staff shortages.
Its figures showed that self-harm...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
UNIONS should provide counselling so members do not rely on the goodwill of bosses, RMT delegates said yesterday.
Reps warned that “less stable” working environments faced by young people would leave them particularly exposed to mental health issues.
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
Leading firefighter hits out at loss of mental healthcare as tower horror stories mount
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Vital services saved my life, says PFA representative who lost mum to suicide
Saturday 20th May 2017
by Felicity Collier
A TRANSGENDER woman who died in a men’s prison in Leeds received “inadequate care,” a jury concluded yesterday. Vikki Thompson had been on remand at HMP Leeds for less than a month when she died in November 2015.
An inquest into...
ONLY one in four people with a long-term mental health condition are in work, according to a new TUC report which has been published to coincide with its Disabled Workers Conference opening today.
The TUC urged the government and employers to support people with mental health...
Thursday 18th May 2017
CHILDREN and young people in Scotland can wait almost two years for access to mental-health services after being referred for treatment, according to new figures published yesterday.
The longest waits for those who started treatment in 2016-17 were 666 days in Lothian, 623 days in the...
Monday 15th May 2017
PEOPLE who suffer from serious mental illnesses (SMIs) are at a much higher risk of dying prematurely from heart disease, according to a major study published yesterday.
Significant links between cardiovascular disease and conditions such as...
Saturday 13th May 2017