New Horizons/CQC Mental Health Strategy
In 2009 UMHAN provided evidence for the Government's New Horizon's report; our response later informed the CQC's strategy review.
In 2009, the government consulted widely about the mental health care and treatment available to people in the UK. UMHAN responded to ensure that the health care needs of people with mental health difficulties while studying were included.
The response formed the basis of a consultation with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) later that year, given the similarities of the issues.
The CQC sought views on developing a strategy for its work on mental health for the next three to five years. Specifically, they asked: