Mental Health http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:30:43 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb Third of Alzheimer's cases 'could be prevented' http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18425-third-of-alzheimer-s-cases-could-be-prevented Researchers have used the most up-to-date estimates for Alzheimer's risk factors to advise that a third of Alzheimer's cases could be prevented by changes to lifestyle. The study is published on Monday 14 July in the journal Lancet Neurology.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:51:06 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18425-third-of-alzheimer-s-cases-could-be-prevented
'Urgent action' needed on child mental health services http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18419-urgent-action-needed-on-child-mental-health-services NHS England is taking urgent action to improve access to specialised inpatient mental health services for children and young people after publishing a "frank and honest" report on current provision.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:40:02 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18419-urgent-action-needed-on-child-mental-health-services
Blood proteins can predict dementia, research finds http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18402-blood-proteins-can-predict-dementia-research-finds A number of proteins in the blood could predict the transition between mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to research published today.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:58:58 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18402-blood-proteins-can-predict-dementia-research-finds
UK Parliament pledges to become the first dementia-friendly parliament in the world http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18390-uk-parliament-pledges-to-become-the-first-dementia-friendly-parliament-in-the-world The UK Parliament is launching an organisation-wide effort, together with Alzheimer's Society, to become the first ever dementia-friendly parliament in the world.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:12:45 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18390-uk-parliament-pledges-to-become-the-first-dementia-friendly-parliament-in-the-world
Innovation and best practice in BME dementia support http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18386-innovation-and-best-practice-in-bme-dementia-support Community organisations join the PM's dementia advisor to demonstrate how older BME people with dementia can be better supported.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:22:45 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18386-innovation-and-best-practice-in-bme-dementia-support
Cameron: dementia one of humanity’s greatest enemies http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18354-cameron-dementia-one-of-humanity-s-greatest-enemies Dementia is now one of humanity's "greatest enemies" and there must be a "big global push" to defeat the illness, David Cameron will say today.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:25:34 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18354-cameron-dementia-one-of-humanity-s-greatest-enemies
Mental health intelligence networks launch http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18348-mental-health-intelligence-networks-launched The National Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Networks, consisting of four pilot profiling tools going live today, will support the delivery of improved physical and mental wellbeing services in local areas and reduce the negative impacts of ill health.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:53:33 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18348-mental-health-intelligence-networks-launched
Schools handed guidance on pupil mental health http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18334-schools-handed-guidance-on-pupil-mental-health New guidance published today by the government will help teachers better identify underlying mental health problems in young people - meaning fewer pupils will wrongly be labelled trouble-makers.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:31:58 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18334-schools-handed-guidance-on-pupil-mental-health
'Crippling lack of resources' in mental health services http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18279-crippling-lack-of-resources-in-mental-health-services Some 70% of junior doctors surveyed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists claim to have had difficulty finding a bed for a mental health patient at least once in the last six months, it has been revealed.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:30:38 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18279-crippling-lack-of-resources-in-mental-health-services
CQC: new initiatives in dementia care http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18278-cqc-new-initiatives-in-dementia-care Jo Bell gives an update on the Care Quality Commission's work in relation to people living with dementia.

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Fri, 30 May 2014 15:53:14 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/mental-health/18278-cqc-new-initiatives-in-dementia-care