APPG on Mental Health
What is the APPG on Mental Health?
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Mental Health is a
group of MPs and Peers from all political parties who are
interested in mental health.
The APPG regularly calls on Government Ministers, NHS
organisations, health professionals, research bodies and people
with experience of mental illness to give evidence at their
Rethink Mental Illness and the Royal College of Psychiatrists
provide the secretariat for the APPG, and help shape the group’s
agenda and organise meetings.
Inquiry into the Five Year Forward View for Mental
The APPG on Mental Health is holding an
inquiry into the implementation of the Five Year Forward View for
We are now halfway through the first ever
five-year plan to improve the nation’s mental health. This is an
opportunity to assess where progress has been made and which areas
need much more work.
The APPG wants to understand what impact the
Five Year Forward View for Mental Health has had so far and what
should be included in any strategy after 2021.
The consultation period runs 10 May 2018
– 15 June 2018. Consultation responses are limited to 1,500
words which respondents can split out over the following three
questions or however they see fit.
- Where has the Five Year Forward View
for Mental Health made the biggest impacts and where could they go
The Committee would like to know which
recommendations have seen improvement, which recommendations need
more work and which recommendations have not seen any
- What should any new
mental health strategy post 2021 focus on?
Committee is particularly interested in areas that were missed,
such as old age mental health, the mental health of people with
intellectual disabilities or psychosis treatment outside of EIP,
that could be a focus for any work post 2021 and the future
ambition for areas where we have made begun to make
- How can we better
scrutinise the implementation of the Five Year Forward View for
Mental Health and what role can the public, Government, policy
makers, Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs) and parliamentarians
The Committee welcomes thoughts on
measuring the progress made by ALBs, data transparency and
|Chair & Registered Contact
||Helen Whately MP
||Daniel Zeichner MP
||Jeff Smith MP
||Rehman Chishti MP
||Tom Brake MP
||Baroness Hollins MP
View the official registration documents for the APPG.
For further information, please contact Olivia Clark : email@example.com.