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29th October, 2018

The ACP responded to the consultation on the long-term plan for the NHS. We only heard about the consultation at the last moment but were able to put in a response based on other recent documents... More

29th October, 2018

On the 24 September BBC Panorama  aired the programme Kids in Crisis which followed presenter Sea Fletcher, whose own teenage son has been hospitalised with severe obsessive compulsive... More

12th October, 2018

Children with mental health problems in many coastal areas across Britain are less able to access support despite having greater need, according to evidence submitted to a parliamentary inquiry.... More

11th October, 2018

We have completed an Impact Assessment which demonstrates the Value of the NHS funding the training of child Psychotherapists, and what would be lost were the current funding arrangements to be... More

12th September, 2018

The ACP responded to a House of Lords Select Committee inquiry on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities. Although the committee is not focussing on mental health this was an opportunity to make... More

12th September, 2018

The ACP has submitted evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee Inquiry into the First 1000 Days of Life. Members of the ACP working in this crucial area provided an excellent resource of... More

12th September, 2018

The ACP responded to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health inquiry into the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. The ACP’s response focussed specifically on the 5YFV for... More

10th September, 2018

ACP Member, Margot Waddell's new book, On Adolescence, was quoted in The Guardian editorial on self-harm: "There is no doubt but that, for the moment, we have a generation of struggling... More

10th September, 2018

The ACP wrote to The Guardian to express our shock that under the immigration detention policy the UK government is operating the same cruel practice of separating child from their parents as the US... More

10th September, 2018

Our Silent Catastrophe report is cited in this piece about a CAMHS child psychotherapist who resigned and lifts the lid on the problems facing children in care who need mental health support. Read... More

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