Political attitudes to mental health are harming patients and staff Targets and unrealistic expectations exacerbate stress and increase gap between government, patients and services
We have become ever more used to hearing reports of a failing NHS in recent years. The NHS is becoming ever more politicised, and with it there are unseen and often unpredicted consequences for patients.
While this makes providing compassionate and appropriate care more difficult across the health service, it is having a disproportionate effect upon care in mental health services in particular. Continue reading... The Guardian