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

News & features

  • MHPF are pleased to announce, together with the Mental Health Foundation, the publication of The Interference Between Dementia and Mental Health review, which aims to explore the relationship between dementia, mental health and mental health problems.

  • MHPF welcomes the publication of the Review of partnerships and investment in Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations in the health and care sector, which evaluates and highlights the important role of the VCSE sector in contributing to and improving health, wellbeing and care outcomes.

  • MHPF are pleased to join with our member Rethink and associate members the Mental Health Foundation and the Centre for Mental Health, along with 23 other organisations, in supporting the launch of ASH’s new report ‘The Stolen Years: The mental health and smoking action report’.  Smoking is the single largest factor people with mental health conditions dying on average 10-20 years younger than the general population.  This report sets out a range of ambitions aimed at supporting mental health service users to quit smoking and reduce this

  • MHPF and the Mental Health Voluntary Sector (MHVS) welcome the very candid Mental Health Task Force report and findings spanning the variety of system, culture and service delivery issues affecting the lives of people with mental health needs.   We look forward to further detail regarding the implementation of the recommendations and resources to support this. There are a number of areas listed below that the MHVS would seek to see strengthened in either recommendation or as focus for task group work: