Theresa May admits UK mental health services are ‘patchy’

  • Theresa May says the UK’s mental health services are “patchy” and has told Newsbeat she’s going to review them.
  • “The National Citizens Service will build in mental health awareness,” the prime minister explained.
  • “I saw some of the first sets of training that we’re doing for teachers and staff in schools so they can better identify when young people have mental health problems and to know what is the right support to give to those young people.”
  • We’ve increased the number of mental health beds for young people and we’re putting record amounts of funding into mental health in the national health service.
  • “That’s why one of the things I’ve been doing is actually looking at the community mental health services for young people and reviewing that across the country because it is patchy.

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Theresa May admits UK mental health services are ‘patchy’

  • Theresa May says the UK’s mental health services are “patchy” and has told Newsbeat she’s going to review them.
  • “The National Citizens Service will build in mental health awareness,” the prime minister explained.
  • “I saw some of the first sets of training that we’re doing for teachers and staff in schools so they can better identify when young people have mental health problems and to know what is the right support to give to those young people.”
  • We’ve increased the number of mental health beds for young people and we’re putting record amounts of funding into mental health in the national health service.
  • “That’s why one of the things I’ve been doing is actually looking at the community mental health services for young people and reviewing that across the country because it is patchy.

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Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers

Photographer 'illuminates' rare cancers with beautiful portraits:

  • People with pancreatic cancer have a very limited timeframe.
  • “Pancreatic cancer is a disease that affects the entire family.
  • The photos will be showcased in an exhibit in Chicago called “Rare Cancer Illuminated”
  • Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers
  • In the United States, rare cancers are defined as fewer than 15 per 100,000 cases per year.

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@cnnhealth: “Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers with beautiful portraits:”


The radiant faces in photographer Rick Guidotti’s newest exhibitions don’t look like they belong under the title “Rare Cancer Illuminated.” And that’s the point.


Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers

Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers

Photographer

  • People with pancreatic cancer have a very limited timeframe.
  • “Pancreatic cancer is a disease that affects the entire family.
  • The photos will be showcased in an exhibit in Chicago called “Rare Cancer Illuminated”
  • Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers
  • In the United States, rare cancers are defined as fewer than 15 per 100,000 cases per year.

Read the full article, click here.


@cnnhealth: “Photographer “illuminates” people living with rare cancers:”


The radiant faces in photographer Rick Guidotti’s newest exhibitions don’t look like they belong under the title “Rare Cancer Illuminated.” And that’s the point.


Photographer ‘illuminates’ rare cancers