Read out latest updates and press releases on topical issues from across the sector. If you'd like to find out more about a particular news item, or find a relevant spokesperson, please get in touch with our media team.
Rethink Mental Illness responds to CQC report on learning from deaths in care
Our response to a report by the Care Quality Commission into the progress being made on learning from deaths in care.Read more Read more
Not being able to talk to friends about caring leaves 1 in 3 unpaid carers socially isolated
Seven national charities including Rethink Mental Illness have come together to launch the theme for Carers Week 2019Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness welcomes new NHS waiting times for mental health services
NHS England will respond to emergency mental health needs within one hour under new national standards. For people accessing emergency mental health services in the community, it will be 24 hours.Read more Read more
Extent of university students’ struggles with thoughts of self-harm, loneliness and anxiety
The largest mental health survey ever conducted on UK university students, found that almost 1 in 10 think about self-harming often or all the time.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness responds to to CQC report
We welcome new CQC report that looked into the standard of the delivery of Mental Health Care in England. It is a vital barometer against which we can check how well the nation is doing.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness responds to the NHS Long Term Funding Plan
In response to the announcement of the upcoming NHS Long Term Funding Plan, Mark Winstanley, Chief Executive of Rethink Mental Illness said...Read more Read more
Mental Health Policy Group responds to the NHS Long Term Plan
New NHS England Long Term Plan prioritises mental health, people severely affected by mental illness now have the prospect of getting access to good quality treatment, quickly, near home for the first timeRead more Read more
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