Frontline workers today heard the latest from the Mental Health Taskforce.
Around 350 delegates to this year’s National Recovery and Outcomes Conference were addressed by the taskforce’s chair, Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind, and Jacquie Dyer, the taskforce’s vice-chair.
Paul and Jacquie explained the Taskforce’s aim is to create a five-year national strategy for mental health.
The Taskforce is the first time that there has been a strategic approach to designing mental health services.
Paul spoke about the feedback from a survey of people living and working in secure services and what the implications are for the work of the Taskforce.