NHS England’s recently appointed National Director for Mental Health looks at the changes in the pipeline:
I feel very privileged, as well a little daunted, to be the new National Director for Mental Health.
It is a time of considerable opportunity for improvement as we publish our Implementation Plan following the publication of the Mental Health Taskforce report earlier this year.
Since coming into post six weeks ago, I have been impressed by the level of skill and passion demonstrated by my colleagues at NHS England. Of course, this same skill and passion is reflected across the country by the myriad of users, carers, clinical commissioners, providers and policy makers. Better mental health really is all our business.
Read Claire’s blog in full on our mental health section.