Over the next 2 months, the home pages on this MHFE website and the equalitiestoolkit and healthy FE websites will contain a series of different Festival of #Identities follow-up box sets. Each explores a different aspect of identities through a pan-equalities lens and will be on show for 10 days only.
The Health Profiles have been produced annually since 2006, providing a snapshot overview of health for each local authority in England. The aim of the Health Profiles has been to improve the availability and accessibility of health and health related information whilst helping local government and health services make plans to improve local people's health and reduce health inequalities.
A third of the UK population spent at least one year in relative income poverty between 2011 and 2014. In this literature review the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) explores how individual decisions in shaping people’s experiences of poverty in the UK and to identify the drivers of these decisions.
Submitted by Jessica Russell on Thu, 07/04/2016 - 13:06
Time to Talk Day took place on Thursday 4th February 2016. The aim was to get as many people as possible across England talking about mental health. Time to Talk Day was launched by the mental health anti-stigma campaign Time to Change. Their latest survey has revealed that nearly 60% of people with mental health problems wait over a year to tell the people closest to them about it.
Launched on 14th June 2011, Work and Mental Health, is a new online resource on the Royal College of Psychiatrists' website, aimed at employers and others supporting people to return to work after a period of mental ill-health. It has been developed in partnership with DWP.
The Coalition Government's report on poverty and inequalities in the UK which was described as setting the context for the government's programme of welfare reform. It includes data on the particular concerns around the state of mental health in the UK, e.g.
This King's Fund publication is designed to encourage informed debate about the future nature and shape of mental health services in England. The authors suggest that unless the right level of investment in mental health serives is made 'we will all pay the price' in wasted resources and wasted lives.
The executive dummary and full report can be downloaded from the King's Fund website. The full report includes chapters on the following conditions: