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Exploring the use of body worn cameras in mental healthcare settings

Findings from a study conducted at five NHS trusts including South London and Maudsley and led by researchers at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s College London, and conducted have identified four key themes relating to the implementation and ethical use of body worn cameras in mental healthcare settings. 

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World Mental Health Day

It is World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2023. The theme for this year is "Mental health is a universal human right." The purpose of this theme is to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone's mental health as a universal human right,


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NHS 75th Birthday

Since the NHS was founded on 5 July 1948, it has always innovated and adapted to meet to needs of each generation. 75 years on, the NHS’s founding principles remain as relevant today as they were then. Despite the challenges, the public still overwhelmingly support having a national health service, and it is what makes people most proud of our country. As we mark 75 years of the NHS, it is a time to celebrate our past, but more importantly, a time to think about a future where we continue to put patients first. We want to take this opportunity to thank all NHS staff and volunteers, past and present, who have made the organisation what it is.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week (15 to 21 May) theme is Anxiety.

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems people can face. In a recent mental health survey by carried out around stress and anxiety, a quarter of adults said they felt so anxious that it stopped them from doing the things they want to do some or all of the time.

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"Veteran Aware" NHS trust

Our trust member, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, has been accredited as a "Veteran Aware" NHS trust because of the support it offers to veterans and their families, both among service users and staff.

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Join our team

We're seeking a highly motivated Programme Manager to join our team. This is a high-profile role for someone looking to take their career to the next level and work directly with London's leading NHS Chief Executives.

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New name for IAPT services

Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services are being renamed as NHS Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression, following a public consultation with close to 4,000 responses and a series of focus groups led by an independent research group.

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Vital mental health campaign launched amid more than 50% increase in mental disorders among children and young people.

Young people and clinicians are backing a new, London-wide mental health campaign aimed at ensuring children and young adults get the help they need before reaching crisis point.

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