Our latest press releases
Mental Health Act powers to be dropped from the Coronavirus Act
Matt Hancock today announced that a Schedule of the Coronavirus Act would be removed. This temporarily amended the Mental Health Act in making changes to the number of healthcare professionals required to assess individuals and the timeframes that they were subject to.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness responds to plans for a new National Institute for Health Protection
19/08/2020Read more Read more
Statement on DWP sanctions and work-conditionality
Our statement on the DWP announcement that work conditionality will be returning from 1st July 2020.Read more Read more
Joint statement on work-related conditionality and sanctions
With the UK facing the risk of the biggest increase in unemployment in a generation, we are calling for a further 6 month suspension of work related conditionality and sanctions.Read more Read more
Prime Minister urged to create new Mental Health Renewal Plan for England
Prime Minister urged by major coalition of charities to create a new Mental Health Renewal Plan for England to support the nation’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more Read more
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Reporting on mental illness: a guide for journalists, Please see the Time to Change website