Earlier this year, MHPF welcomed the publication of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health by the Mental Health Taskforce, which set out the priorities for Government and the NHS to improve mental health care and support.
The Department of Health (DH) has announced a new senior structure as of 1 July.
The new structure was implemented followed by the DH 2020 plan, a programme to develop a more affordable and effective Department of State that is able to deliver shared priorities of the health and care system.
The new senior structure was put in place under the leadership of Chris Wormald, the new Permanent Secretary, with four groups of work managed by a Director General (DG):
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