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MH Bulletin No.271[1]

MH Bulletin No.271[1]

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EoEHLG/MHCA/No.271/11.10.10 1
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News from all corners ofthe world
Department of Health
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National News
NHS Evidence Mental Health Newsletter 2010 Annual Evidence Update on CAM in Depression Depression Annual Evidence Update 2010 A new system of regulation 
A new system of regulation has begun for adult social care and independent health careproviders
Mental health staff attacks rising in Northern Ireland 
Attacks on staff working in mental health are increasing in Northern Ireland, the deputy directorof the Royal College of Nursing has said
Cost of mental ill health soars to £105bn per year 
Most of financial burden of mental illness falls on patients and their families, research shows
Munro review: social workers fail children due to focus on rules 
Social workers are failing to meet the needs of children because they are too focused oncomplying with regulations and meeting targets
Social Care: CQC ratings will measure staff-service user relationships
Staff relationships with service users will be at the heart of a revised quality rating system forproviders run by the Care Quality Commission
More people with mental health problems are being made subject to compulsory care,says new report 
Increasing numbers of people in England are being made subject to restrictions under theMental Health Act, suggests a new report from The NHS Information Centre today
RCPsych Responds To NHS Information Centre Statistics On Compulsory Treatment 
Royal College of Psychiatrists responds to new NHS Information Centre statistics on the
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numbers of in-patients detained in hospitals under the Mental Health Act 1983 and patientssubject to supervised community treatment
Report urges mental health screening for service personnel 
Servicemen and women should be routinely screened for mental health problems throughouttheir time in the armed forces, a Government-commissioned report said today
Extra mental health nurses for troops promised 
Additional dedicated nurses for troops and veterans with mental health problems and a 24-hourhelpline are to be introduced to tackle the "national scandal" of post-conflict suicides, Liam Foxannounced today
Mephedrone ban 'not deterring users' 
New research carried out in Northern Ireland suggests that the UK's recent ban on mephedronehas failed to stop people from using the drug
Enquiries about mephedrone rose last year 
There has been a significant increase in enquiries about the recreational drug mephedrone, theHealth Protection Agency has said
NICE: Alzheimer's disease - donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine(review): appraisal consultation Groups hail Alzheimer's drug U-turn by health watchdog 
Hundreds of thousands more patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease could get drugtreatments following a U-turn by the health watchdog
Drug addicts 'spit out methadone substitute to resell' 
Some drug addicts in Scotland who take the heroin substitute methadone under supervision arereselling it later after spitting it out
The Co-operative Charity of the year 
Mencap and ENABLE are The Co-operative Group's new Charity of the year partners
Majority of social workers suffer from mental instability due to their job 
More than two-thirds of social workers experience mental or emotional instability as a result oftheir job, according to a British Association of Social Workers (BASW) poll
Anorexia develops in pre-teenage years, finds survey 
More than half of anorexia sufferers develop the eating disorder by the age of 10, a survey hasfound
Mind launches mental health toolkit for prosecutors and advocates 
Mind has launched the first mental health toolkit for prosecutors and advocates, providing themwith the tools and knowledge needed to ensure access to justice for people with mental healthproblems
Survey underlines BMA warnings over NHS plans 
People with mental illness could lose out as part of the biggest shake up of the NHS for ageneration, warns mental health charity Rethink ahead of health secretary Andrew Lansley’skeynote speech at the Conservative party conference
Drug users are turning to legal highs - report 
Young adults are turning to so-called legal highs as they seek alternatives to other drugs,according to experts

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