Jason McCartney – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Jason McCartney on 2016-01-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions the Minister for Public Health has had with mental health charities on the importance of public mental health interventions.

Alistair Burt

The Minister for Public Health has not held any recent discussions on this subject.

Promoting good mental health is a key strategic objective of Public Health England’s (PHE) public mental health programme, alongside preventing mental illness and improving the lives of those living with mental illness. PHE is working with the National Health Service, local authorities and other partners to help more people have good mental health, improve the physical health and wellbeing of those with mental illness, and ensure few people as possible suffer avoidable harm.