The target for time from referral to the first consultation is 28 days. But there is a range of more than 90 per cent in achieving this.
Posts Tagged: Mental Health
Shielding individuals from anything that might trigger negative memories goes against well-researched psychological practice.
Our modern way of life is fundamentally unsupportive of returning soldiers.
Everyone needs a decent night’s rest, but the poorest workers are least likely to get it.
I and thousands of others were sent to fight – the nation we served owes us proper aftercare.
Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder deserve the best possible care: it is time to tackle misconceptions and make sure they get it.
The smartest public health move would be encouraging lifestyles that delay dementia, rather than diagnosing the untreatable when it arrives.
“One in three of us will come into contact with this problem in our lifetime – either personally or through a family member.”
The policy of ‘care in the community’ has become one of care in the penitentiary – not that ‘care’ is really the word
She has pared the Home Office back to dealing what she regards as essentials: security policy, border control, policy formation.
We need cultural change, funding reform and an institutional revolution to deal with problems that touch the lives on one in three of us.
“It’s where we need to be as a Party. Tough but compassionate.”
There’s no hope of different public services coming together to put people back on their feet unless it happens locally.
The Government has plans to extend the school day, which could mean the early morning starts often seen in America.
While fathers are more likely to be absent at the bottom end of the income scale, fatherlessness adds a further layer of disadvantage