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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of early intervention and preventative mental health services and the extent to which these are used by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Everyone should be able to access mental health services according to need. However, we know that there are inequalities in the access to mental health services. For example, older adults, men, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those who are Deaf are not accessing services in the numbers predicted by prevalence studies. The National Health Service is leading on work on equality of access. We are listening to people with experience of mental health within BAME communities and continuing to make the changes needed to ensure equality throughout mental health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to make additional resources available for mental health services in BAME communities. However, planning requirements for 2015-2016 require clinical commissioning groups to invest additionally in mental health in line with the growth in their overall funding allocation, which should benefit all communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In July 2014, the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health published guidance for commissioners of mental health services for those from black and minority ethnic communities which is attached and can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has been working with NHS England and commissioners to disseminate this guidance which describes what ‘good’ mental health services for people from BAME communities look like.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>One of the key priorities of the work in updating the <em>Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice</em>, which was published in January 2015, was to eliminate discrimination, including for people from BAME communities. The Department’s published Equality Analysis <em>Equality for all: Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice</em> sets out a range of additional guidance that has been included aiming to address concerns raised by BAME stakeholders and others.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.5Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health BME Guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title Joint Commissioning Panel - Mental Health guidance more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
387229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the Ethnic Inequality and Mental Health Consultation by Lankelly Chase Foundation, what efforts they are making to address the dissatisfaction felt within the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic mental health sector with the Government's lack of commitment to address ethnic inequalities in mental health. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Everyone should be able to access mental health services according to need. However, we know that there are inequalities in the access to mental health services. For example, older adults, men, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those who are Deaf are not accessing services in the numbers predicted by prevalence studies. The National Health Service is leading on work on equality of access. We are listening to people with experience of mental health within BAME communities and continuing to make the changes needed to ensure equality throughout mental health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to make additional resources available for mental health services in BAME communities. However, planning requirements for 2015-2016 require clinical commissioning groups to invest additionally in mental health in line with the growth in their overall funding allocation, which should benefit all communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In July 2014, the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health published guidance for commissioners of mental health services for those from black and minority ethnic communities which is attached and can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has been working with NHS England and commissioners to disseminate this guidance which describes what ‘good’ mental health services for people from BAME communities look like.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>One of the key priorities of the work in updating the <em>Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice</em>, which was published in January 2015, was to eliminate discrimination, including for people from BAME communities. The Department’s published Equality Analysis <em>Equality for all: Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice</em> sets out a range of additional guidance that has been included aiming to address concerns raised by BAME stakeholders and others.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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HL1063 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.603Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.603Z
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127
star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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1
star this property file name Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health BME Guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title Joint Commissioning Panel - Mental Health guidance more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this