Happy Anniversary!

Embed from Getty Images It’s hot, and our regular supply of posts from you, dear readers, seems to have melted away. But we can’t let today go by without acknowledging the 70th Anniversary of the NHS. Of course, we can’t do it justice in a short piece, but we can be proud that, for all […]

Gosport findings ‘shocking and devastating’

We have all be shocked by the revelations about the inappropriate treatment of elderly patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital. Here is Norman Lamb talking about the way the NHS closed ranks when he was Health Minister, and how he called for the enquiry that has just been completed.  We also have some quotes […]

LibLink: Claire Tyler on Equality4MentalHealth

We have covered the launch of the Equality for Mental Health Campaign this week and we also linked to Norman Lamb’s account of his son’s struggles with mental health. And now our spokesperson in the Lords on Mental Health, Claire Tyler, has written an article in Politics Home. She outlines the campaign then writes: Our job […]

Norman Lamb launches Equality for Mental Health campaign

View image | gettyimages.com Today, Norman Lamb launched a cross-party campaign for improved funding for mental health services. He was joined by Alistair Campbell and Andrew Mitchell MP, as well as a very impressive list of other politicians, professionals, celebrities, mental health charities and community leaders. Ruby Wax said: It’s unbelievable that it’s 2015 and there isn’t […]