West Midlands Mental Health Commission report & action plan published

The West Midlands Combined Authority has published an action plan to transform the way people with mental health problems are treated by public services and employers. Steve Appleton, Managing Director of Contact Consulting provided secretariat and project management to the Commission and led the development of the published report and action [...]

Contact Consulting to support the West Midlands Mental Health Commission

Contact Consulting is delighted to confirm that we have been commissioned to support the work of the newly formed West Midlands Mental Health Commission. The Commission, chaired by Norman Lamb MP (former Care Services Minister) will assess the scale of poor mental health and well being across the West Midlands and [...]

Our work on improving urgent care for older people

Contact Consulting has been commissioned by the NHS Confederation to conduct a literature review on improving urgent care for older people. This work will contribute to NHS Confederation's Urgent Care Commission. We are conducting this work with the assistance of our partners at the Health Services Management Centre at the [...]

Our evaluation of Tile House published

We are delighted that our evaluation of Tile House, conducted for One Housing Group has been published. We are indebted to colleagues at Tile House, OHG, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust and the London Borough of Camden for their help. In particular thank to Amy Crocker from OHG with [...]

Contact Consulting to work with the Centre for Mental Health

Contact Consulting is pleased to confirm a new collaboration with the Centre for Mental Health. We will be leading a review of primary care mental health services in Northamptonshire with colleagues from the CFMH as part of our ongoing partnership. The work, commissioned by NHS Nene CCG will commence in [...]

Chief Medical Officer publishes annual report on mental health

The Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally C Davies, today published her annual report focusing on mental health. Dame Sally makes 14 recommendations to improve public mental health services you can view the report here: Click here to view the report Our Twitter feed, @ContactConsult provides some of the key messages [...]

Contact Consulting commissioned to lead two Domestic Homicide Reviews

Contact Consulting is pleased to announce that we have been commissioned by Safer Leeds Community Safety Partnership to independently chair two Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs). DHRs take place when someone is killed as a result of domestic violence and were introduced by the Government in April 2011. Contact Consulting has significant [...]

Jersey Announcement

Contact Consulting is pleased to announce that it will be working with the Health and Social Services Department of the States of Jersey on a full review of all current mental health services on the island. This review will deliver a strategy that is best placed to meet the future [...]