The Mental Health Taskforce: opportunity knocks?

The NHS England mental health taskforce has published its report, a Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. The initial reaction has been positive – alongside some concern about the money and imp...

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Felicity Dormon

The abandoned illness?

For years the word ‘schizophrenia’ has been whispered, with people either ignorant or fearful of what it means. Many families have often kept it a secret due to the stigma that surrounds it. Yet th...

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So, what does quality improvement mean for me?

I’ve been working in mental health for 20 years and, in all this time, I can’t remember hearing as much about quality of the care we provide as I have in the last five years. Early in my career,...

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