Mental health Our work on mental health and mental health services Content Type Viewing: Our work Our work Publications Projects Blog posts Multimedia Press releases Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Report Funding and staffing of NHS mental health providers: still waiting for parity Our report finds that the spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers is widening. Report Quality improvement in mental health Quality improvement has a role to play in improving the quality of care in mental health services. Our report looks at what organisations need to do to implement a quality improvement approach effectively and the benefits this can bring. Report Mental health and new models of care: lessons from the vanguards This report argues that new care models and vanguards need to make more of opportunities to improve care through integrated approaches to mental health. Report Bringing together physical and mental health: A new frontier for integrated care Our report looks at the integration of physical and mental health. The authors discuss 10 areas that offer some of the biggest opportunities for improving quality and controlling costs. Blog Mental health funding in the 2018 Autumn Budget: the devil will be in the detail While the additional funding for mental health services announced in this week’s Budget is welcome, it will take more than money to deliver parity of esteem. Press release The King's Fund responds to the 2018 Budget Responding to today’s Budget, Richard Murray, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, said, 'The social care system cannot continue to get by on last-minute, piecemeal funding announcements.' Integrating physical and mental health: resources from our learning network 25 local areas from across England took part in our learning network on integrating mental and physical health care, which provided a platform for sharing ideas and exploring how practical barriers to integration can be overcome. This page pulls together a selection of the presentations given at network meetings. Evidence and consultation APPG on Mental Health inquiry: into the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health This consultation response is our contribution to the APPG on Mental Health inquiry into the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. Video 2018 GSK IMPACT Awards: Seaview Project Seaview Project improves the quality of life for homeless and insecurely housed people in Hastings and St Leonards, East Sussex. Blog Improving population mental health: five lessons from Liverpool Chris Naylor shares key lessons from a recent event in Liverpool on better mental health programmes. Blog Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – our response Helen Gilburt evaluates the government's plan to transform children and young people's mental health provision. Press release Mental health funding gap widens further The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers widened further last year, our new report finds. Physical health checks for people with severe mental illness People with a severe mental illness die 15 to 20 years earlier than the general population, mainly from natural causes such as cardiovascular disease, endocrine disorder and respiratory failure. In the vast majority of cases, these early deaths could be avoided through timely diagnosis and treatment. Blog Uses of the Mental Health Act: is the data fit for purpose? How reliable is the data collected about detentions under the Mental Health Act? Veena Raleigh looks at the data quality issues and their implications. Blog Reducing inequalities in children and young people’s mental health With the publication of the government’s Green Paper on child and adolescent mental health, Jill Roberts looks at how it tackles the issues around inequalities. Video Gary Belkin: Improving population mental health - Thrive NYC Gary Belkin shares lessons from New York City’s public health approach to changing the way people think about mental health, and how the government and local partners provide care. Article Talking leadership: transforming mental health services Mandip Randhawa writes about the challenges of transforming mental health services for children and young people. Integrated approaches to mental health care Here we bring together our work and resources on integrated approaches to mental health care. Reading list Integrated approaches to mental health A selected list of references held by The King's Fund library. Slideshow Luke Edwards: Review into the operational productivity of mental health and community services Luke Edwards shares updates on the Carter review into community and mental health services. Blog Getting serious about public mental health Chris Naylor considers whether public mental health is being prioritised in a world of thinly stretched public health budgets. Press release Mental health providers should adopt ‘quality improvement’ Mental health providers should adopt quality improvement to improve patient care, a new report from The King's Fund finds. Video Quality improvement in practice: lessons from mental health Quality improvement is a systematic approach to improving health care based on an iterative process of continuous testing, measurement, learning and change. In this video we speak to quality improvement experts from two of the NHS trusts featured in our report about their experiences. Blog Quality improvement in mental health: a commitment to long-term change Quality improvement is not a quick fix, and creating the type of cultural change needed to adapt an organisation's whole approach to quality does take time, says Shilpa Ross. Got a question? Ask a librarianReading listInpatient mental health services reading list A selected list of references held by The King's Fund library. Reading listImproving access to mental health services reading list A selected list of references held by The King's Fund library. TopicGeneral practice: Our work on GPs and general practiceReading listIntegrated approaches to mental health A selected list of references held by The King's Fund library.