‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health’ was published 20th July. It details the improvements people will see on the ground as the independent Mental Health Taskforce’s recommendations are implemented.
Intended as a blueprint for the changes that the NHS needs to make to improve mental health, the plan sets out what the public and people who use services can expect from the NHS, and when.
The report outlines how new funding, pledged in response to the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, will be made available for Clinical Commissioning Groups year on year. It also shows how the workforce requirements will be delivered in each priority area and outlines how data, payment and other system levers will support transparency.