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

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  • The nominations for the 3rd Sector Care Awards 2016 are now open. Supported by the Department of Health, the awards is an opportunity for organisations and people working in the 3rd sector to nominate themselves or a colleague for national recognition. 

  • MHPF attended a roundtable event hosted by Agenda, an alliance for women and girls at risk. The roundtable brought together specialists from government, the NHS, academics and the third sector to consider how women’s mental health services, particularly for women facing multiple disadvantages, can work smarter and in a more gender-informed way.

  • The Centre for Mental Health, in association with MHPF and Royal College of Psychiatrists, have produced a literature review entitled “More than Shelter”, which reviews evidence about the provision of supported housing services for people with mental health problems in England.

  • MHPF will be attending the NHS England Mental Health Secure Care Programme meeting in order to be updated on its progress, test aims and objectives, as well as suggest ways we can be involved in the 5-year programme.

    The task force recommendation on secure care: