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Latest news on WCEN projects, events in the community, current news and blogs from WCEN workers and those in our Network.

NHS patients face “dangerous” treatment delays due to a 10-fold increase in “crude, expensive” referral management centres, doctors have warned. The centres, sometimes run by private firms, vet GP referrals and decide if patients should receive hospital care. The British Medical Association (BMA) called them “inefficient” and a “block between the GP and patient treatment”.

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How schools promote pupils’ mental wellbeing Schools have long been are at the front line when it comes to identifying and helping children with mental heath problems. But some heads wonder how much longer they can continue to provide in-school counselling and mentoring as budgets flatline and costs rise. At Whalley Range High School in

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There are a variety of funding sources that clubs, coaches, community groups and individual sports people can access to help improve opportunities and the provision of sport within the borough. We can help with finding the right funding pot for you or your club and provide support and assistance for completing application forms. Active Wandsworth

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Department of Health (DH) Preventing suicide in England: third progress report of the cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives This progress report details the activity that has taken place across England to reduce deaths by suicide in the year ending March 2016. The updates contained in this report will help to meet the recommendations of

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Theresa May promises mental health care overhaul Theresa May has pledged to help schools and companies in England deal with the “hidden injustice” of mental illness. The prime minister announced on Monday extra training for teachers, more online self-checking for those with concerns and a review of services for children and teenagers. Mental health experts

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