Mental Health

Mental Health Financial Planning – Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ focuses on the Mental Health Investment Standard (MHIS), previously known as Parity of Esteem (PoE), and is the requirement for CCGs to increase investment in Mental Health (MH) services in line with their overall increase in allocation each year.

The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Implementation Plan – A Year On

This report marks the anniversary of the publication of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. It highlights the progress made in the first year of the programme, and takes a look at the achievements we need to build upon to deliver next year and beyond.

Rapid improvement guide to trusted assessors – March 2017

Delays in patient discharge can be harmful to patients but most can be avoided, particularly if the delay is caused by waiting for a care provider to assess and accept a patient into their service. A trusted assessor carrying out the assessment − someone acting on behalf of and with permission of the provider − is a good way of dealing with these delays.

Trusted assessor information pack

This pack provides advice and guidance to commissioners and providers.