MHPF continues to be the leading voice representing voluntary sector mental health service providers across England.

News & features

  • Mind in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and Fenland Mind, two MHPF members, have launched a new campaign to empower communities and individuals to help stop suicides.

    The message is that you don’t have to be a professional to help someone who is suicidal and the campaign offers a number of training and suicide awareness sessions to help people recognise the warning signs and respond to someone who is feeling suicidal.

  • Developed by Health Education England, Skills for Care and Skills for Health, the new Care Certificate is designed to ensure that a healthcare support worker has the required values, behaviours, competences and skills to provide high quality, compassionate care.  Currently being tested across 16 providers the Care Certificate is made up of

  • A new set of Awards have been launched this year which recognise excellence in care services provided by the third sector.

    Kathy Roberts, CEO of MHPF and current Chair of CPA, will be one member of a judging panel made up from independent experts from the sector and ‘experts by experience’. The Awards will reward examples of outstanding achievement and performance in the third sector and are designed to highligh the creative and innovative work carried out. Awards are being given in the following categories:

  • As part of an effort to improve people’s confidence in care and support services, employers and employees are being encouraged to sign up to the Social Care Commitment, which is a commitment to uphold a number of social care values and undertake tasks which put these values into practice in their daily work.

    The employer commitment is a promise to: