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Brand New Leadership and Equalities Programme

This course uses experiential and conceptual challenges to create a lived experience of four key dimensions of leadership development: i) integrity and authenticity; ii) self awareness and emotional intelligence; iii) leading a convincing business case for equalities; iv) fostering good relationships and managing conflicts.

Brand New Leadership and Equalities Programme (PDF 704kb)

African Staff Engagement Project OFFER

HS Consultancy is keen to work with mental health provider organisations to work towards solutions in relation to issues that are often ‘under the radar’.  We have heard repeatedly that managers, human resources departments, colleagues and African staff in mental health services struggle with issues that fracture staff teams and offer potentially poorer treatment and care to users of services irrespective of ethnic background. 

African Staff Engagement Project: OFFER (PDF 382kb)

Completing the Revolution

Centre for Social Justice  report Completing the Revolution: Transforming Mental Health and Tackling Poverty.  Chapter 5 on BME groups is significantly influenced by books and articles written by HS Consultancy Director, Hari Sewell.  The first recommendation on a model for the future is one set out by Hari in an academic article "Leading Race Equality in Mental Health"

Completing the Revolution: Transforming Mental Health and Tackling Poverty (PDF 2801kb)

Delivering Male- Effective practice in male mental health

David Wilkins, Men’s Health Forum and Mariam Kemple, Mind. Published by the Men's Health Forum and Mind. Commissioned by The Mental Health Equalities Programme, National Mental Health Development Unit. January 2011.

www.menshealthforum.org.uk

The report focuses on the roles of men and boys in the family and includes the engagement of fathers through service provision. It also emphasises the vital role of the voluntary and community sector in improving the engagement and responsiveness of services for men and boys.

 

 

 

Delivering Male- Effective practice in male mental health (PDF 3821kb)

Dual Heritage Mental Health Study

The 'Count Me In' mental health census identified a trend towards a increasing proportion of people of dual (Black/white) heritage backgrounds admitted to psychiatric hospital.

 

In this small scale study, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust explore practice issues in trying to address the trends.  Boldly they share their learning in this report, commissioned by the National Mental Health Developmet Unit and published in 2011.

Dual Heritage Mental Health Study (PDF 197kb)

Equalities Organisational Development Toolkit

This toolkit was commissioned by the NMHDU Mental Health Equalities Programme and published by NMHDU on 31st March 2011.

The toolkit is intended for use in mental health provider organisations and provides tips on ways to reduce inequality by focusing on all aspects of an organisation rather than focusing for example on training. 

The toolkit will be useful for people at all tiers within organisations and includes a case study on the successful use of the toolkit in a mental health service provider.

Equalities Organisational Development Toolkit (PDF 845kb)

Equality Delivery System Support

HS Consultancy is geared up to supporting organisations in implementing the Equality Delivery System

EDS Flyer (PDF 365kb)

Improving in-patient mental health services for black and minority ethnic patients

Recommendations to inform accreditation standards. Royal College of Psychiatrists. 

"This report forms an important addition to ongoing and important discussions about improving care and treatment for people from Black and minority ethnic communities, and indeed all communities.When we convened the expert panel we were concerned to have a full and frank discussion which went to the essence of how people provide services and how people receive services. Our starting point was that itis ultimately people and the quality of their relationships which has the biggest impact on service provision."

Authors

This report was written on behalf of the Royal College of Psychiatrists,the National Mental Health Development Unit and the National Mental HealthEqualities Programme by:

Chris Fitch, Research Fellow, Policy Unit,Royal College of Psychiatrists

Melba Wilson National Programme Lead, Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health, National Mental Health Development Unit

Adrian Worrall Head, College Centre forQuality Improvement,Royal College of Psychiatrists

 

The expert panel was chaired by Melba Wilson (National Director, Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Programme/ National Mental Health Development Unit, England).

Panel members included Hári Sewell, Marcel Vige and Sue Waterhouse.

Improving in-patient mental health services for black and minority ethnic patients (PDF 1434kb)

Inquiry in the Schizophrenia Label Interim Report

The Inquiry into the Schizophrenia Label was run with no external funding, on a purely voluntary basis and was supported by over 40 organisations and 250 individuals.  The interim report is available now, with the full report to follow in 2013.

Inquiry into the Schizophrenia Label Interim Report (PDF 416kb)

Leading Diverse Organisations and Teams Development Programme

This course uses experiential and conceptual challenges to create a lived experience of four key dimensions of leadership development: i) integrity and authenticity; ii) self awareness and emotional intelligence; iii) leading a convincing business case for equalities; iv) fostering good relationships and managing conflicts.

Leading Diverse Organisations and Teams (PDF 704kb)

Locked Hexagon Data and Information Report

data and information

Locked Hexagon Data and Information Report (PDF 441kb)

Locked Hexagon Decision to Scope Report

Appendix of the Locked Hexagon Implementation toolkit

Locked Hexagon Decision to Scope Report ( 189kb)

Locked Hexagon Interventions for closing knowledge and skills gaps

Knowledge and skills

Locked Hexagon Interventions for Closing Knowledge and Skills ( 190kb)

Locked Hexagon Model Appreciative Inquiry Information Sheet

Appendix of the Locked Hexagon Model

Locked Hexagon Model Appreciative Inquiry Information Sheet ( 190kb)

Locked Hexagon Model Implementation Toolkit

Toolkit

Locked Hexagon Model Implementation Toolkit (Microsoft Powerpoint 352kb)

Locked Hexagon Model Project Structure

Appendix of the Locked Hexagon Model

Locked Hexagon Model Project Structure (Microsoft Powerpoint 50kb)

Locked Hexagon Scoping Project Managers Spec

Spec

Locked Hexagon Scoping Managers Spec ( 191kb)

Locked Hexagon Service User Six Point Questionnaire

Questiionnaire

Locked Hexagon Service User Six Point Questionnaire ( 191kb)

Making Progress on Race Equality in Mental Health

A report based on interviews with 29 leaders in mental health nationally.  Highlighs the gaps in relation to commissioning and the elusive nature of achieving improvements in service user outcomes.  The report was commissioned by the Department of Health via Afiya Trust and NHS Confederaton.  HS Consultancy undertook the research and wrote the report.

Making Progress on Race Equality in Mental Health (PDF 217kb)

National Evaluation of the Community Development Workers

This is a report of the evaluation of the impact of Community Development Workers (CDWs) nationally.  It was commissioned by NMHDU and delivered by De Montfort University.  The report is aimed primarily at those with ongoing responsibility for managing and commissioning community development in mental health.  The report will also be of value to CDWs.  Ongoing discussion of the report will take place on the online CDW network www.cdwnetwork.org.uk

National Evaluation of the Community Development Workers (PDF 643kb)

Race Equality Action Plan: a five year review

Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Care (DRE). December 2010. Melba Wilson, National Programme Lead,Mental Health Equalities Programme,National Mental Health Development Unit

 

This review looks back at the 5 year DRE Programme which ended in January 2010.The key challenges, successes, and learning it describes will inform future mental health policy.

 

Published by NMHDU 2 December 2010

Race Equality Action Plan: a five year review (PDF 4519kb)

Roundtable Event on BME Mental Health Report November 2012

This is the report of the high level roundtable- What Next after Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health?

What Next After Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health ( 102kb)

Training Prospectus

Here is information on courses run by HS Consultancy. We can tailor a course specific to your needs.

Training Prospectus (PDF 343kb)

Working towards Women’s Well-being: Unfinished business

National Mental Health Development Unit. February 2010

This report examines the evidence for progress on the recommendations of Into the Mainstream and the implementation guidance. It draws on two national surveys (in 2006 and 2007) of mental health trusts, a wide range of relevant government and national reports and evaluations, and evidence and observations from service users and third sector organisations.

Working towards Women’s Well-being: Unfinished business (PDF 2271kb)