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The parents of a dying baby suffered a "horrifically stressful" experience after social services failings deprived them of time with their child, an ombudsman has said.City of York Council social workers were accused of failing to properly review the case of the baby boy, whose parents were placed under strict…
Thousands of top students and graduates are set to apply to a new fast-track route into mental health social work. More than 2,500 people have pre-registered their interest in applying to the Think Ahead programme, which opened for applications this week. The University of York will lead the programme’s academic…
A novel way of delivering mental health care imported from the USA has reduced the need for hospital admissions for people with psychosis, according to University of York researchers. But the study of the impact of the Assertive Outreach teams, led by Ian Hamilton, a lecturer in the University’s Department…
A newly elected Labour MP has warned that York is "in the midst of a mental health breakdown" as she made her maiden speech in the House of Commons. Rachael Maskell said it was "deeply regrettable" that mental health was absent from the Queen's Speech, adding that Labour would fight…