Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart AM has confirmed that a national action plan to help address “urgent” issues concerning the quality of services for young people with emotional and mental health needs in Wales will be ready by May.
A report published today by the Welsh Assembly Government’s Communities and Culture committee has found that “the most significant healthcare issue for juvenile offenders from Wales is mental ill-health”.
A report published today has claimed that if prisoners with a serious mental illness in England and Wales received proper psychiatric care the collective cost saving per year would be £1bn.
A former employee of AstraZeneca has said that the pharmaceutical company wanted to withold information about the side-effects of its antipsychotic medication Seroquel.
An event to mark the Royal Approval of Cardiff North AM Jonathan Morgan’s Mental Health Legislative Competence Order (LCO) has been held at Hafal’s National Resource Centre at St Fagans.
The National Assembly for Wales has been granted the power to create an Assembly Measure (or ‘Welsh Law’) dealing with assessment, treatment and advocacy in mental health.
The Assembly Government, in partnership with the Wales Alliance for Mental Health, has invited mental health service users in Wales to nominate outstanding nurses for a national award…
Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas AM, has outlined proposals to improve the lives of carers through the Welsh Assembly Government’s proposed Carers’ Strategies (Wales) Measure.
Jonathan Morgan’s mental health Legislative Competence Order (LCO) passed another key milestone yesterday when the First Delegated Legislation Committee of the House of Commons approved the proposal.
Wales’ first dedicated educational programme designed to improve the quality of life of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder and their families has been launched.