The King's Fund

Service transformation: Lessons from mental health

  • Format: Printed copy
  • Publication date: 4 February 2014
  • Author: Helen Gilburt, Edward Peck, Beccy Ashton, Nigel Edwards, Chris Naylor

This paper seeks to examine the transformation of mental health services in England and the relevance to current policy. Drawing on workshops with those involved in the changes and a review of published literature, the paper explores the context and factors that enabled change to happen in mental health. It includes 10 lessons for service transformation based on these experiences.