Saturday, February 16, 2019

Spending gap putting pressure on mental health services

Mental health workers are under pressure as the spending gap between NHS mental health services and NHS acute hospitals widened last year, according to...

Priory opens Harley Street clinic

The Priory Group has opened its first Wellbeing Centre in London’s Harley Street. The latest in a series of high street clinics opened by the...

CQC slams independent mental health providers’ use of locked rehab

A far-reaching report on the state of mental health services in England published today by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has raised concerns over...

Ellern Mede opens new hospital in London

Eating disorder specialist Ellern Mede has opened an 11-bed purpose designed hospital for private patients in Barnet, North London. The new facility will offer advanced...

St Andrew’s opens women’s PICU

St Andrew’s Healthcare has opened a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) for female patients at its site in Northampton. The new Bayley unit will...

Huntercombe Stafford exits Special Measures

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has lifted The Huntercombe Group’s (THG) Stafford Hospital out of special measures after a follow up inspection in January...

Independent sector is a ‘willing partner’

The Independent Mental Health Services Alliance (IMHSA) has said that the independent sector is a ‘willing partner’ to take forward new recommendations to improve...

Fall in mental health funding

Analysis published by The King’s Fund has found that 40% of NHS mental health trusts saw their income fall in 2015/16, despite government pledges of...

Cygnet to open new 65-bed facility in Kent

Cygnet Health Care has secured planning permission for a new 65-bed mental health facility in Maidstone, Kent. The new specialist facility, Cygnet Hospital Maidstone, will...

St Andrews to open specialised service for women

St Andrew's Healthcare is opening a 12-bed locked women's ward at its Northampton site. Called Hereward Wake, the new ward will provide Comprehensive Dialectical Behavioural...