Author Archives: Rod
Hot on the heels of the interim report on suicide prevention by the Commons Health Select Committee, the Department of Health published its own report about progress nationally. Here’s a partial comparison of the two reports.
A couple of weeks ago, the Commons Health Select Committee published an interim report about suicide prevention. Its intention was to influence the Government’s forthcoming update of its suicide prevention strategy, expected in January 2017. I compared the interim report … Continue reading
On November 23rd I attended a workshop on Gloucestershire’s plan for health and social care over the next five years. This is grandly named the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). To me the plan seems vague, a loosely assembled pile … Continue reading
When I reviewed the 7 Cups of Tea website I looked at it as a resource for anyone who needs support. Anyone can also sign up to be what the site calls a listener, helping to provide support to others. … Continue reading
After a long holiday it must surely be time to write here again. I had occasion to read Gloucestershire’s current needs assessment for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, although it’s nearly a year old. Here’s … Continue reading
I’ve had a link to the enigmatically named 7 Cups of Tea website in my sidebar for a while. The site is as enigmatic as its name in many ways, contradictory and difficult to sum up, though I’d still recommend … Continue reading