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14 Mar

Neighbours Known, Neighbours Unknown

Young Vic Taking Part would like to invite you to Neighbours Known, Neighbours Unknown, a celebration of singing, community and togetherness, in collaboration with The Choir with No Name.

14 Mar

Keeping It Together – Mental Health Report

25% Londoners experience a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year. Three children in every classroom have problems with their mental health and one in six people over the age of 16 have a common mental disorder. Mental ill health now amounts to nearly half of all ill health among people under 65. But only one in four Londoners with mental health problems receives treatment.

12 Mar

NHS agency falsely accuses more than 340,000 of prescription fraud

Hundreds of thousands of NHS patients are being wrongly accused of fraudulently claiming free prescriptions and are being threatened with fines.

Data released under the Freedom of Information Act shows that 1,052,430 penalty notices were issued to patients in England in 2017 – about double the level in the previous year.

12 Mar

NHS slashes funds for top homeless mental health team

NHS bosses are under fire for cutting back a team of doctors and nurses who provide mental health care to one of Britain’s largest groups of homeless people.

Camden NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in north London is giving the Focus Homeless Outreach team £219,866 less a year starting on 1 April, a leaked CCG document reveals. One of the team’s two psychiatrists and one of its six nurses will lose their jobs as a result.

12 Mar

Growing crisis for children’s social care

The demand and complexity of cases is increasing at the same time that our council budgets are being reduced, write cabinet leads for children’s services in north-west England

7 Mar

How to look after mental health in later life

One in five older people living in the community and two in five people living in care homes experience depression or poor mental health. We must do more to protect older people’s mental health.

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