Since the NHS was founded on 5 July 1948 there have been huge changes in the way we think about mental health and learning disability – and in how we support people. Take a look at some of the key milestones and developments over the last 70 years and how they have affected what we do in Devon.
National service framework for mental health is published, setting out quality standards for mental health services. Key aims – to combat discrimination against individuals and groups with mental health problems - make it easier for anyone who may have a mental health problem to access services - create a range of mental health services to prevent or anticipate crises where possible
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence becomes a legal entity, aiming to create consistent guidelines and end rationing of treatment by postcode across the UK.
Glenn talks about his career in psychiatry, his move to Devon Partnership NHS Trust, the role of the recovery movement, up to the present day of the Devon Recovery Learning Community.