Navigation Links
New Website For People With Mental Problems

www.mhchoice.org.uk is the new website launched to give online support to people with mental health problems, in accordance with the document 'Our Choices in Mental Health', the new national framework for greater choice of services and treatments at a local level. //

The Department of Health (DH) in an attempt to eradicate mental illness emerged with these measures. The report, Our Choices in Mental Health, published on Monday, was drafted in consultation with users and people concerned about them.

A spokesperson from DH said: 'Patients should know that they now have the powers to choose their own path through services and keep control over their lives. They have the preferences to choose how, when, where or what treatments they receive.

'The website has been designed to offer as much practical support as possible to those patients who need it and summarise the changes launched today in the Our Choices in Mental Health document. It provides advice and information for them so they can take control of their own illness, in conjunction with their carers and GPs.'

Health minister Rosie Winterton launched the document. She said: 'We want patients to be able to choose how, when and where to access help. We want them to be able to choose the treatment that best suits their needs and to access the support they need to keep or regain their independence. The guidance we are publishing today and our wider programme of work to provide greater choice will help to change that situation and really empower service users.'

Mental health charity Mind appreciated the effort. 'We welcome the document and the website and hope to see mental health patients using the new found power they have received to ensure they get the maximum patient care that they should expect from those who help them.

'Mental health problems can affect anyone, rich or poor, young or old, shattering the lives of those affected and the lives of the people close to them – we hope that patients and their nearest and dearest take control of their futures and use the website to ensure they make the most of this choice option.'

Laurie Bryant, an expert on service improvement and a service user working in National Institute for Mental Health in England, said: 'Choice listens to me, involves me, responds to me, values me and supports me on my road to recovery. If we are serious about putting users at the heart of modern mental health services, providing choice is essential.'

However, there are some concerns regarding the cuts affecting several mental health trusts. A Rethink spokeswoman says: 'For too long, mental health services have been run along the lines of fear and risk; people with mental health conditions should be given choice about their treatment like any other person with a health condition.

'However, Rethink questions when the words of the report will become a reality. It is ironic that the government is talking about choice within mental health but is planning to bring in mental health law that will give people less choice and mean that decisions are taken for them without their consent. Similarly, people can't choose treatments and services that are not available. Cuts to mental health budgets have reduced people's choices, and the very basics of what should be available according to NICE guidelines aren't available in many areas. A principle of choice is good news, but we need reality.'
GYT
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Details of Cosmetic Surgery in a Special Website.
2. Websites Are Judged In Less Than A Second
3. New Mexico State Hospitals Information Website
4. The British Medical Journal Launches A Health Website
5. Website For Men With Breast Cancer Launched In Australia
6. Websites That Offer Panacea for Eating Disorders may Be Dangerous
7. Govt. to Launch New Website for Patients
8. New Wellness Website Launched – Resource For Mind, Body, & Spiri
9. Bad News for Short People
10. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
11. Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... its sugar-free alternative VW+ 002. The drinks have been produced in collaboration with ... to perform during your workout. , After a successful launch in Sweden last ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... D R Burton Healthcare Products LLC, makers ... in a study indicating superior performance against competitive products in secretion clearance. ... Positive Expiratory Pressure Devices During Simulated Breathing“ was published in the winter issue ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... “God's Miracle Man: Against All Odds”: an inspiring affirmation of God’s work. “God's ... Tucker, son of Minister Delores Pinnock and a Jamaican native who lives in Kingston ... sitting up in bed, I felt a pounding headache. It was like a drum ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... ... the cold weather here, many people will have to clear snow with snow blowers or ... snow, but they can be dangerous when used incorrectly. That’s why Amica Insurance ... use of snow blowers:, , When removing wet snow or debris ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Cosmetic Town, an online ... procedures in order to make it easier for their readers to get the information ... they impact as well as the techniques used on those particular areas. , “We ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... 2017 Wells Specialty Pharmacy announces the acquisitions and ... in Winter Park, Florida and Pharm-EZ ... Operations have been consolidated into the 3796 Howell Branch Road ... announce that Chad Tomlinson , former Vice President of ... immediately. Mr. Tomlinson is a Graduate of Florida State University ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 Report Details What ... areas are going to grow at the fastest rates? ... assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects. Our 190-page ... most lucrative areas in the industry and the future ... sales across the all the major categories of the ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 ... studies the current and future scenario of the global ... for rising opioid consumption. Severe chronic constipation is a ... resistance to traditional laxatives. Hence, novel targeted therapy has ... of OIC sufferers, launch of targeted medicines, and growing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: