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NCPS Responds to the BMA Report: Doctors’ experiences on the frontline of a failing mental healthcare system

We're grateful to read the British Medical Association (BMA)'s report on the mental health care system, and to learn about the experiences of doctors that are working within the system.The report shar...

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NCPS Responds: The Times Health Commission

The Times has published the results of their Health Commission: 10 recommendations to save the NHS. You can find the article here.The Society made a submission to the Times around mental health provis...

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Westminster Hall Debate - Children's Mental Health Week

The Society welcomes the recent Westminster Hall debate on Children's Mental Health Week 2024. The debate clearly shows the urgent need for early intervention and, as Dr Rosena Allin-Khan puts it, tan...

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Government looking at demand for counsellor in every school

The government's plan to survey schools on their current mental health practices and the proposed training for secondary schools in identifying mental health problems are positive developments. Howeve...

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Confidentiality in Counselling: The Impact of Routine Police Requests for Counselling Notes

NCPS Highlights Issues with Routine Police Requests for Therapy Notes The NCPS has released findings from a recent survey, conducted in December 2023, that reveals significant concerns among therapist...

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AI in Counselling and Psychotherapy

AI in Counselling and Psychotherapy In an age where technology is evolving more rapidly than many of us can keep up with, the field of counselling and psychotherapy is grappling with a hugely transfor...

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Early Support Hubs: A Step Forward in Mental Health Care for UK's Children & Young People

The NCPS welcomes the UK government's recent announcement of nearly £5 million in funding for early support hubs. This marks a significant step forward in addressing the mental health crisis among chi...

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The COSMO Study: NCPS Responds

As children across the UK are settling back into their school routines in what is now largely considered a post-Pandemic world, a crisis is looming: the mental health of our young people. The COVID So...

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NCPS Responds: NHS Talking Therapies Review identifies Barriers in Accessing Care

The NHS Race and Health Observatory have recently published a hugely important independent review on 'Ethnic Inequalities in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)'.The findings that peopl...

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