Tag Archives: mental health

Managing Mental Well-being in the Workplace: Can Health Tech Help? #1

AXA Health Tech and You 2018 is a series of events, competitions and awards for digital health innovation, now in it’s fourth year. Each year AXA HTY have run a digital health ‘State of the Nation’ survey with YouGov to … Continue reading

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Mental Health Taskforce show services are still like having ambulances for only half the country

Our Comment on the Mental Health Five Year Forward View, published February 15th. Mental health services are still like having ambulances for only half the country – Questions on needs and costs are still unanswered. 2020health welcomes the emphasis on … Continue reading

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Parents of children taking antipsychotic drugs require more support

Guest blog from a Clinical Nurse Specialist, CAMHS The ‘Family Intensive Support Service’ is a team within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, working with children and young people who have a moderate to severe learning disability, challenging behaviour … Continue reading

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‘Parity of esteem’ – a society free from stigma and discrimination

Guest Blog from the Mental Health Foundation The Select Committee on Health’s enquiry into children and young people’s mental health and the launch of the NHS England Mental Health Task Force are welcome developments in a year that has seen … Continue reading

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Equal treatment for Depression needs legal force

2020Health claims legal enforcement of key measures are necessary to ensure ‘parity of esteem’ and for Britain to tackle depression in the workplace. 2020Health has today published a new report, ‘Whole in One – Achieving equality of status, access and resources … Continue reading

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Have you made ‘Time to Talk’ today?

Guest Blog by Jon Paxman Today is ‘Time to Talk Day’, where you are encouraged to have just one 5-minute conversation about mental health. The chances are, whoever you talk to (including teenagers), you will be able to discuss mental … Continue reading

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Pharmaceutical companies must be free to determine their own research priorities: Lessons from Alzheimer’s Disease

Guest blog post from Barbara Arzymanow, Independent Healthcare Consultant  Sir David Jack (1924-2011), one of history’s greatest pharmaceutical R&D directors under whom many important drugs were discovered, once told me that neither governments nor companies should overrule senior R&D management. … Continue reading

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