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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.

Growing crisis in children and young people’s mental health demands action Young people face unprecedented social pressures, leading to serious psychological distress. Society’s response has been inadequate. Self-harm among young people, particularly girls, has rocketed in the last decade. The number of girls admitted to hospital after cutting themselves has quadrupled, incidents of poisoning have

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          Kids on the edge – Channel 4 Series “More children than ever are being diagnosed with mental health disorders. This series goes behind the scenes at the Tavistock and Portman, which is at the forefront of exploring young people’s minds.” To view and get more information please visit the Channel

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Involving patients and the public in developing STPs By Mark Doughty Senior Consultant, Leadership Development In my work life I am a senior leadership consultant at The King’s Fund; however like all of us I am also a citizen in my community, and I am writing here from both perspectives. In my local area over

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Our plan for south west London (STP) 14 November, 2016 The whole of the NHS in south west London has been working together and with local councils to develop a ‘sustainability and transformation  plan’ (STP)  that will: use our money and  staff differently to build services around the needs of patients invest in more and

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