Paul Farmer is chief executive of the mental health charity Mind and independent chair of the NHS Taskforce on Mental Health.
Improving mental wellbeing in the workplace has to be implemented from the top-down, with NHS leaders making it a priority and not just a promise. By Paul Farmer
Improved access to mental health services is in jeopardy if the infrastructure is not up to scratch, writes Paul Farmer
Paul Farmer urges action on the recommendations of the year-long review of the Mental Health Act and the provisions of the long-term plan to improve the mental health of the nation
A comprehensive, cross-government strategy is also needed to complement the NHS plan to tackle issues which have an enormous impact on the day-to-day experiences of people with mental health problems, writes Paul Farmer.