Documents to download

In 2015, the Government committed 5 years of extra funding for Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS). All areas of England were required to submit plans outlining how they will improve their services by 2020. This POSTnote describes some of the new models of CYPMHS and examines the challenges to their effective implementation.

Acknowledgements
POSTnotes are based on literature reviews and interviews with
a range of stakeholders and are externally peer reviewed.
POST would like to thank interviewees and peer reviewers
for kindly giving up their time during the preparation of this briefing
including:
Polly Ashmore, NHS England
Nigel Atter, British Psychological Society
Andy Bell, Centre for Mental Health
Elaine Bousfield, Xenzone
Dr Marc Bush, YoungMinds
Sinem Cakir, MAC-UK
Emily Frith, Education Policy Institute
Professor Peter Fonagy, UCL, Anna Freud National Centre
for Children and Families.
James Kenrick, Youth Access
Paula Lavis, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition
David Lockwood, NHS England
Emma Louisy, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation
Anna Moore, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation
Lisa Nolan, Liverpool CCG
Fiona Pienaar, Place2Be
Tom Powell, House of Commons Library
Kathryn Pugh, NHS England


Documents to download

Related posts

  • Smart Cities

    "Smart cities" describes places that incorporate a range of technologies (especially those that collect and use data) to address economic, social, and environmental challenges. Projects usually take place in urban areas, but are also deployed in rural settings. This POSTnote looks at smart city innovation in the UK and the technologies involved. It considers the factors driving the adoption of smart city technologies, and the potential benefits, barriers and risks associated with their implementation.

    Smart Cities
  • Children’s Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    A POSTnote describing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's mental health. This briefing summarises the latest understanding from research about the effects on children throughout the pandemic, and the factors that increase vulnerability to poor mental health. It also reviews policy approaches that seek to protect children's mental health, with particular focus on recent initiatives to address this.

    Children’s Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) refers to education and childcare provided in regulated settings from birth to the start of primary school. This POSTnote summarises the evidence on the association between ECEC and children’s development in England and the key factors that affect this. It also covers the impact of government-funded ECEC places on families and the sector, and stakeholder perspectives on public policy priorities.

    Early Childhood Education and Care