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Perinatal mental health services for London

26th October 2017

This guide has been developed to help commissioners understand the complexity of the perinatal mental health pathway. It outlines the necessary components of the perinatal mental health pathway according to how they are accessed and commissioned. The guide highlights key priorities for commissioning perinatal mental health services based on existing national standards and takes account of London’s unique challenges and demographics. It has […]

Mental health dashboard guide and FAQs

26th October 2017

The London Mental Health Dashboard seamlessly brings together a wide range of sources, creating a one-stop data shop that is a reliable and timely resource for mental health across London. It is a transformational tool that aims to monitor and support the main strategic priorities of London’s mental health system. Go directly to the London Mental Health Dashboard We […]

Demand management for mental health crisis

6th October 2017

This rapid review looks at crisis services present in London and across the country that have demonstrated success in providing individuals with timely and effective care and support, over and above A&E departments and Health Based Place of Safety sites. Information included aims to support local areas that are  looking more broadly at crisis care […]

In focus – Treat as One

19th August 2017

Highlights from the report ‘Treat as One: Bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals’. The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) has released a study looking at mental healthcare in the general hospital setting of patients on an acute inpatient pathway. It aimed to identify and explore remediable […]

Clinical outcomes for service improvement: commissioners guide

5th August 2017

This guide has been developed in collaboration with the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) London & South East Learning Collaborative. It looks at outcome measures that may be meaningful and realistic for commissioners of children ang young people mental health services. Many national key performance indicators currently focus on access and waiting times but these are […]

Mental health crisis care s136 pathway launch

14th December 2016

Posters from the 12 December 2016 launch event for the new London section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety Specification. These cover the work’s background, how the crisis care system is responding and future plans for improvement. On 12 December 2016, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health […]

London section 136 pathway: key principles

14th December 2016

On Monday, 12 December, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, joined London’s NHS, ambulance, police, mental health and social services at City Hall to launch a new set of standards to improve the care of vulnerable Londoners facing a mental health crisis. Our mental health crisis care programme is working with stakeholders and key partners across […]