The NHS Confederation Mental Health Network has published two papers looking at the mental health workforce.
The Future of the mental health workforce
The NHS Confederation Mental Health Network has published The future of the mental health workforce. This discussion paper presents data on the current picture of the mental health workforce and looks at emerging findings from research to identify the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the mental health workforce. A final report will be published later in 2017.
Mental health and integrated care
Also published is Mental health and community providers: lessons for integrated care. This briefing looks at how mental health and community provider organisations are exploring the multi-speciality provider model and how it can drive the delivery of integrated mental and physical healthcare. The briefing presents key points and lessons learned.