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Mental Health

Latest local Mental Health information provided by Public Health England (February 2017)

Wirral Commissioning for Value - Mental health and dementia pack (NHS Right Care, January 2017)
This pack contains data across a range of mental health and dementia services.and should be used to help support discussions about mental health care in the local health economy, to improve the value and utilisation of resources and reducing variation in outcomes.

Mental Health Survey with Young People
National Citizen Service Programme and 
Birkenhead Sixth Form College (Summer 2016)
Healthwatch set out to complete the survey with young people, over 140 making their feelings known, to allow then to share their understanding of mental health issues and to raise awareness of the services that are commissioned to support them. The survey was promoted through July, August and September via the National Citizens Scheme and with Birkenhead Sixth Form College. The results highlight the concerns and issues being faced by our young people today, services they want to access and ways they want to be communicated with.

Wirral Mencap Consultation Report: How do we make Wirral a better place to live for people with a learning disability and their families? July 2016
Wirral Mencap has gathered data from over 160 people with a learning disability and/ or family carers to establish the main concerns and aspirations of people living in Wirral. The data includes information gathered via surveys, focus groups, accessible consultation exercises and statistical information from existing service provision. The data has been analysed and themes have emerged with the report being accessed here

Wirral specific information 

Other related content

The FiveYear Forward View for Mental Health
This national strategy, which covers care and support for all ages, was published in February 2016 and signifies the first time there has been a strategic approach to improving mental health outcomes across the health and care system, in partnership with the health arm’s length bodies.

Deliberate Self Harm across Merseyside and Cheshire April 2011 to March 2014
 (September 2015)
Self-inflicted violence, self-poisoning or deliberate self-harm (DSH), is an important public health problem in the UK and across the world. This local report by Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University looks to 
increase our understanding of self-harm as both a public health issue and an individual concern for those involved, and provide up to date information on how self-harm impacts on the people of Merseyside and Cheshire. Access report here.

North West Mental Health Survey 2013

Wirral Mental Health Forum: JSNA Call for Information Report (August 2014)

Wirral Mental Health Survey (Wirral results) 2013
The first North West Mental Wellbeing Survey was carried out in 2009 and provided a baseline measure of the regions mental health and wellbeing. A repeat of the survey was carried out in 2013. 

The Wirral results are summarised here,whilst the full 2013 North West results produced by Liverpool John Moores Centre for Public Health are also available online.

Mental Health Promotion and Prevention: The Economic Case 
Personal Social Services Research Unit, and London School of Economics and Political Science were asked by the Department of Health to identify and analyse the costs and economic pay-offs of a range of interventions in the area of mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention, and to present this information in a way that would most helpfully support NHS and other commissioners in assessing the case for investment. Access report here

Also consider

Black &
 Ethnic Minority Health section for Mental Health and Dementia 

Previous Information 
Download Mental Health Chapter - August 2012
Download Summary for Mental Health Services (Last refreshed - August 2012)

Key information sources for you to consider:
Health and social care outcomes frameworks (Collection)
Public Health England Data and Knowledge Gateway
NHS Digital
Child and Maternal Health