WY-FI Project

West Yorkshire – Finding Independence | Supporting people with multiple needs

Policy Bulletins

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Includes: Regional Housing First models, Government green paper on mental health and a range of key publications

February 2018 Policy Bulletin

Includes: the Government’s review into prescription drug addiction; the All Party Parliamentary Group on Complex Needs and Dual Diagnosis report on social action; the DWP guide to Universal Credit; and a report on integrated approaches to substance misuses and mental health issues in prisons.

December 2017 Policy Bulletin

Includes the Government’s consultations on supported housing and the policy paper ‘Improving lives: the future of work, health and disability’, guidance on and a House of Commons briefing paper on housing support for ex-offenders, a guide to social prescribing and a set of resources on preventing mental health problems.

August 2017 Policy Bulletin

Includes the new Drug Strategy 2017, the launch of the Social Investment Fund and the Housing Advisers Programme, a report on Homelessness Prevention, an Inspection of Through the Gate Resettlement Services for Prisoners, Public Health England guidance on Substance Misuse and an NHS England Guide to Accessing GP Services.

May 2017 Policy Bulletin

Including the new Prison and Probation Service, and the Homelessness Reduction Act, a report on Housing First and the government’s response to the NHS five-year forward view on mental health, a briefing on Universal Credit and PHE advice on reducing health inequalities for people in contact with the criminal justice system.

December 2016 Policy Bulletin

Including the Supported Housing consultation, the Work, Health and Disability green paper, the new NICE guidance on dual diagnosis and the final report of the Dame Carol Black Independent Review into the Impact on Employment Outcomes of Drug and Alcohol Addiction. Also resources such as the Housing First principles and the Migrant Destitution toolkit.

WY-FI Briefing about NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)
October 2016 Policy Bulletin

Including the new Homelessness Prevention Trailblazers, a Commons Select Committee report on access to mental health services and the Mental Health for Employers toolkit.

Vanguards and the new models of care briefing note by WY-FI
WY-FI Briefing Note about the new models of care.
October 2015 Policy Bulletin

Including key publications on prisons and on crisis care, a detailed update on the Spending Review, policy announcements, covering the Welfare and Work Bill and the Budget and further reading on the Mental Health Taskforce and other issues.