Notes to editors
1. London's State of Mind: King's Fund Mental Health Inquiry 2003, by Ros Levenson, Angela Greatley and Janice Robinson, is available from King's Fund publications on 020 7307 2591, price £20 (£10 for voluntary organisations), or from our online bookshop. The King's Fund also published the working paper Ethnic Diversity and Mental Health in London: Recent developments in August 2003.
2. Responsibility for developing and improving services for black and minority ethnic communities already lies with the National Director for Mental Health, Professor Louis Appleby. Additionally, Professor Kamlesh Patel had been appointed as Acting National Strategic Director of the National Institute for Mental Health's (NIMHE) Black and minority ethnic mental health programme.
3. For interviews with The King's Fund chief executive Niall Dickson or senior mental health policy adviser Simon Lawton-Smith, please contact Daniel Reynolds in the King's Fund media and public relations office on 020 7307 2581 or 07831 554927 or Michael Moruzzi on 020 7307 2585.