Next step in NHS mental health reforms welcomed by RCPsych

Statement / comment
23 June 2017
In response to NHS England’s announcement of a new tranche of 11 sites to test new approaches to delivering mental health services, Professor Wendy Burn, president-elect of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said: “We welcome the announcement of these 11 more New Care Model provider sites and the focus they give to our mental health services.

“As our landmark Vanguards report published last month showed, new models of care are an amazing opportunity to drive forward necessary changes in the NHS but, as our study found, it is essential these models are properly evaluated in order to understand their impact and to share learning with other areas of the NHS.”

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