Tag - mental health treatment

Mental health referrals for young women in Glasgow ‘steadily’ rising

Mental health referrals for young women in Glasgow 'steadily' rising. The number of mental health referrals for those aged between 17 and 22 has risen over the past five years THE number of young females being treated in mental health services across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has risen over the past five years. Figures revealed through Freedom of Information show that between the years of 2014/15 to 2018/19, the number of women aged between 17 and 22 requiring specialist treatment steadily increased. The most [...]

St Andrew’s Healthcare: Overhaul for ‘failings’ mental health charity

St Andrew's Healthcare: Overhaul for 'failings' mental health charity. Inspectors have raised a number of concerns about the way St Andrew's Healthcare is run A mental health hospital charity that made "repeated and systemic failings" in its leadership is to overhaul its current services. Several concerns were raised at St Andrew's Healthcare, based in Northampton, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The charity will replace its facility at Fitzroy House, which could hold 110 patients, for a smaller service. Chief executive Katie [...]

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals: Concerns over mental health treatment

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals: Concerns over mental health treatment. The Ockenden review is investigating some 800 cases of concerns in maternity care Inspectors have taken further action against a hospital trust because of concerns over the treatment of mental health patients, the BBC understands. It comes as a Care Quality Commission report said maternity care has improved at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, but emergency services still require urgent action. The trust is at the centre of an independent inquiry into concerns over [...]

Compulsory mental health detentions in Scotland at record high

Compulsory mental health detentions in Scotland at record high. GETTY IMAGES Mental health professionals are seeing more young people needing compulsory treatment The number of times people needed compulsory mental health treatment in Scotland reached a record high last year. Data from the Mental Welfare Commission revealed there were 6,038 such detentions under the Mental Health Act. Rates of emergency orders used in a crisis have risen most sharply among teenagers over the last decade. The figures also revealed big differences in the rates of [...]

Mental health is a care we must share

Mental health is a care we must share. Wide social networks can help shield people from mental disorders. A leading psychologist argues that we should celebrate this collective responsibility. The State of the Nation report found four out of five children are happy with their lives. Photograph: Phanie/Alamy Stock Photo The government published its first national review of children and young people’s mental wellbeing on 10 October, World Mental Health Day. The report found that four out of five children are happy with their lives. [...]