mental health

How the pandemic has left millions needing mental health support

Covid-19 has caused uncertainty in many areas of our lives, from health and relationships to finances and job security. There are hundreds of factors that have changed within people’s lives during the pandemic that have left society struggling to cope mentally.

With over 1.6 million people currently on the waiting list for mental health support and a further eight million not even making it onto the list at all, the country has reached a mental health crisis.

With a lack of funding into the sector despite the governments bid to invest £5 million into suicide prevention and investing pockets of funding throughout the pandemic, professionals say that there is still not enough being done to help tackle the ever-growing mental health emergency.

You can read the full article here: Investing in community services by Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind

NHE Sept/Oct 21

NHE Sept/Oct 21

Improving care for long-term conditions

Join us in our September/October edition of National Health Executive, as we explore a range of topics impacting and improving the care that we can deliver to patients, the facilities within which we deliver them, and the opportunities in the digital space to accent and evolve our care capabilities

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NHE365 Virtual Festival: Digital Healthcare

The integration of new technology, such as using virtual outpatient appointments instead of face-to-face reviews of patients in the hospital. Adapting the ways in which our NHS workers serve people has been critical in continuing to provide high-quality treatment, a positive patient experience and preventing Covid-19 transmission during the pandemic. Our healthcare sector has the potential to transform the way we continue to provide essential services while also improving patient care. But how easy is the integration of these innovations into routine NHS practice?

On the 28th of October, at the NHE365 Virtual Hospitals & Technology Enabled Care online event, we will be discussing patient flow and experience, reducing waiting times, reducing the patient backlog and increasing technology adoption. Will you be attending? 

Finger on the Pulse

Ep 14. Health messaging is a science, Professor Craig Jackson

On Episode 14 of NHE's Finger on the Pulse podcast, we're joined by Professor Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology
Birmingham City University to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the health messaging around it and how those in power have missed a trick by overlooking the key role of psychology in informing the public of restrictions, measures and the ever-changing situation

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