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

News & features

  • Following on from Healthwatch England’s special inquiry on mental health, a more comprehensive review of discharge services has been published. Safely Home considers the experience of people leaving hospital and care settings. The report focuses on the impact on older people, homeless people and people with mental health conditions.

  • MHPF welcomes the Interim Report of the Commission on Acute Adult Psychiatric Care which was published last week.

    Five themes have been identified in the report, which has been looking at the causes for concern in the provision of acute inpatient psychiatric beds and alternatives to admission available for patients. The five themes which have emerged are:

  • Right here, right now was published by the CQC last month, reporting on people’s experiences of mental health crisis care across the country.

  • The Summer Budget will have implications for the voluntary sector and people living with mental health issues, but the full effect will not be clear immediately.