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The London‐wide Public Health Mental Health Network

Hilary Guite (SELPHNet and Greenwich TPCT Chair of network)
Jane Scarlett (Kingston PCT Vice chair of network)
Gemma Hughes (London Development Centre for Mental Health)

Journal of Public Mental Health

ISSN: 1746-5729

Article publication date: 1 September 2004

Abstract

Public health mental health is an emerging field with significant potential for contributing to improved public health. However there is a notable gap in support for people working in this field and limited opportunities to influence the public health agenda at a strategic or policy level. This article describes how the London‐wide public health mental health network provides a regional forum for members to share information, develop measures, databases and protocols, and support professional development. It is hoped that other such regional networks will be established, as well as sector groups at local level.

Citation

Guite, H., Scarlett, J. and Hughes, G. (2004), "The London‐wide Public Health Mental Health Network", Journal of Public Mental Health, Vol. 3 No. 3, pp. 45-47. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465729200400019

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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