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

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  • MHPF are supporting The Mental Health Challenge, a movement to help local councillors lead the way in improving mental health service provision in their area. 

    The group of national charities is looking to support councils and offer extensive advice in all aspects of mental health and service provision, to increase understanding and awareness of the issues. Any local authority in England can take the challenge and appoint a member champion from their council.

    Andy Bell, from Centre for Mental Health, says:

  • Given the recent technological and digital advances there is an opportunity to transform and improve health and care services.

  • MHPF attended a British Institute of Human Rights event on connecting human rights to the front line of mental health services.The event was one of series funded by the Department of Health to inform and improve understanding of human rights issues with mental health care.

  • As part of a number of resources commissioned by the Department of Health with the Local Government Association and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services to support the implementation of the Care Act 2014, TLAP has published an online Information and Advice tool.