We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and more attention on the social and economic injustices that underpin it.
This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of best-practice.
Zigmond on CQC and Regulation
David Zigmond is interviewed by Simon Duffy about the conflict he had with CQC and the negative impact of the wrong kind of regulation on healthcare.
Zigmond on Neoliberalism and the NHS
David Zigmond explains to Simon Duffy what has gone wrong in the NHS as neoliberalism has exploited technological change to undermine the humanity of the NHS.
Zigmond on the Human Scale
David Zigmond talks to Simon Duffy about the importance of scale on the NHS if we want to nurture human understanding and a more caring approach.
Zigmond on Renationalising the NHS
David Zigmond explains to Simon Duffy why renationalising the NHS must be the first step to going back to a more human, local and collegial NHS.
Zigmond on Mental Health
David Zigmond talks to Simon Duffy about the importance in true and empathetic understanding in nurturing good mental health and what this means for the NHS.
Zigmond on the Future of the NHS
David Zigmond tells Simon Duffy that a better NHS will be more local, more human and that it involves restoring some of the older practices we've abandoned.
Zigmond on His Books
David Zigmond provides an overview of some his main writings on the NHS and the nature of good pastoral healthcare.
Individual Service Funds (ISF) Guide
This guide, written by Sam Smith and Frances Brown, shares decades of experience in using Individual Service Funds (ISFs) to provide personalised support.
A Grounded Theory Study of Disability Benefit Changes
Jessica Saffer carried out doctoral research into the psychological impact of Government changes to the disability benefit system - welfare reform.
The Great Troubled Families Fraud
Simon Duffy reviews Professor Gregg's book on the fraud and dishonesty behind the Troubled Families Programme.
Make A Difference - Support Valued Experiences
John O'Brien has produced a colouring book to be used to help us build a valued life for ourselves or those we care about.