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Exploring Mental Health Inpatient Capacity

The pressure on mental health inpatient services in England is growing, and the impact of this pressure on people who use these services and on clinical staff cannot be underestimated. Staff working in mental health units want to deliver safe and effective services for patients, but these aims are severely challenged when wards are fully occupied. The use of inappropriate out of area placements means that individuals are separated from their families and social networks for the duration of their inpatient care. Of even more concern is that people who have received inpatient care out of...


Date Published: 6th November 2019
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State of Care 2018/19

The state of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19   Most of the care that we see across England is good quality and, overall, the quality is improving slightly.   But people do not always have good experiences of care and they have told us about the difficulties they face in trying to get care and support. Sometimes people don’t get the care they need until it’s too late and things have seriously worsened for them.   This struggle to access care can affect anyone.   Too many people find it hard to even get appointments, but the lack of access is especially...


Date Published: 15th October 2019
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Wellcome Global Monitor – How does the world feel about science and health?

Wellcome Global Monitor is the first study of public attitudes to science and health on a global scale, conducting nationally representative surveys of people aged 15 years or older in over 140 countries. We spoke directly to over 140,000 people around the world. The survey covers topics such as whether people trust science, scientists, and information about health, the levels of understanding and interest in science and health, the benefits of science, the compatibility of religion and science, and attitudes to vaccines. The report explores how attitudes vary by characteristics such as nationality, gender, income,...


Date Published: 19th June 2019
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