Media coverage October-December 2016

October 2016

3: Quarter of a million children receiving mental health care in England. Guardian

10: Greening’s first education questions: Green paper ‘will help’ SEN pupils, and four other things we learned. Schools Week

15: Twitter not doing enough to deal with anti-Semitic abuse, say MPs. The Independent

16: Hate crime rises by 7% on Merseyside as police promise crackdown on trolls. Liverpool Echo

26: PMQs review: Stumbling May contrasts with composed Corbyn. LabourList

27: Cap fees GPs can charge for debt and mental health forms, says MP. GP

November 2016

1: Number of NHS mental health nurses has fallen by 15% under Tories. Guardian

22: All the ways Jeremy Hunt is messing up mental health. Vice

22: Ministers claim the NHS is getting the money it needs – the facts prove the opposite. Huffington Post

23: NHS completely absent from 72-page Autumn Statement document. Independent

24: Chancellor’s failure to fund social care will have ‘human cost’, says leader of Tory council. Independent

24: Care for the elderly will suffer from a lack of cash, says Labour. Mail Online

28: Hampstead and Highgate play crucial role in Mitzvah Day ‘selflessness’. Ham&High

30: Jeremy Hunt wants ‘sext ban’ for under-18s – but squeezes mental health funds. Left Foot Forward

December 2016

2: Suicidal man sent to Bradford because there were no mental health beds on Merseyside. Liverpool Echo

6: Prisons could get more access to mental health services over high suicide rates. Southern Daily Echo

6: On teen mental health: What you can do. Huffington Post

9: MPs urge May to ratify convention aimed at ending violence against women. Care Appointments

11: Neo-Nazi group to be banned from UK after Jo Cox’s murder leads to concerns. Mirror

16: Chainsaws and a summer house among items stolen from Ministry of Defence sites. Wales Online

19: Liz Truss tells MPs problems in prisons won’t be solved quickly – as it happened. Guardian

20: There is not a moment to waste on suicide prevention. Huffington Post

21: Meet the woman who received 2,500 hate messages in three days. Grazia

26: NHS mental health services failing young people, say psychiatrists. Guardian

29: Bright sparks light up Limmud. The Jewish Chronicle