The state of mental healthcare

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Adults, Mental Health

How one area’s mental health teams are tackling the ‘scandal’ of out-of-area care

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Mental Health, Workforce

‘You work with a constant sense of anxiety because you can’t do your job properly’

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Mental Health

Deaths linked to mental health beds crisis as cuts leave little slack in system

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Mental Health

‘If this was any other health or care emergency it would be a national scandal’

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Mental Health

Rise in mental health patients sent out-of-area for beds

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Mental Health, Workforce

Stress among social workers in mental health teams hits record high

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Mental Health

Social workers alert Lamb to ‘unsafe and illegal’ mental health crisis care in his constituency

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Mental Health

Bed shortage sees mentally unwell children sent hundreds of miles for care

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Mental Health

‘We are firefighting': the mental health funding shortage that’s hitting frontline care

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Mental Health

10 ways the underfunding of mental health services is damaging patient care

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Mental Health, Workforce

‘Cuts to my local mental health teams are having a huge impact’: a patient’s story

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Mental Health

‘We are no longer prepared to remain silent’: frontline staff blow whistle on impact of mental health cuts

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Mental Health, Workforce

‘I was in desperate need of help': a patient’s experience of the mental health beds crisis

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Mental Health

‘The beds crisis makes me embarrassed to work in mental health’: a social worker’s story

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Mental Health

10 ways the mental health beds crisis is hitting patient care

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Mental Health

Patients at risk as ‘unsafe’ mental health services reach crisis point

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