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.
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/10.1108/17465729200400019Download as .RIS
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