MIND matters

  Extract from The King’s Fund

Managing and supporting mental health at work: disclosure tool for managers
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development carried out a survey of 2,000 people in employment in the UK which revealed that despite more than a quarter (26%) of employees having experienced a mental health problem while in employment, too few employers are taking positive steps to manage this increasingly business critical issue. This guidance, produced by Mind, will help employers ensure that how they manage people supports their mental wellbeing and resilience, and also encourage more employees to talk about any mental health issues they may be facing at an early stage.

News from NHS Networks: 7 October

Physical activity in Mental health
Promotion of physical activity, exercise and sport to improve the health of people with a mental health diagnosis.

My Shared pathway
My Shared pathway is part of the National Secure services Qipp Programme. It is developing a recovery approach to identifying and achieving outcomes and aims to streamilne the present pathway for service users in secure services.

World Mental Health Day: 10/10/12

World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2012

The 10 October 2011 is World Mental Health Day, an event celebrated all around the world.  World Mental Health Day aims to get us all talking openly about mental illnesses and the treatment and preventions that are available to us all.

It is thought that 154 million people around the world suffer from depression, so it’s likely that you or someone you know will be affected by mental illness during your lifetime.

There is a display at Macclesfield District General Hospital along the canteen corridor and the list below provides just a small selection of the books available in our library.

  • The Guide to Mental Health for Nurses in primary care
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 : training sets
  • What are the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?
  • The health of the nation key area handbook: mental illness
  • Oxfordhandbook of mental health nursing
  • ABC of mental health
  • Introducing mental health : a practical guide
  • Managing crisis and risk in mental health nursing
  • Biological aspects of mental health nursing
  • Forget me not: mental health services for older people