Mental Health National Service Framework (Wales) edition

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales


Appraisal and Summary
Lesley Sander, Ruth Turley

Critical Appraisal Review
Chapter 1
Professor Neil Frude, Consultant Clinical Psychologist,
Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust 

Chapter 2
Dr Anne Fothergill, Principal Lecturer and Mental Health Field Leader,
University of Glamorgan Dr Allyson Lipp, Principal Lecturer, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan 

Chapter 3
Dr Lyn Harris, Consultant in Public Health, National Public Health Service for

Chapter 4
Helen Bennet, Head of Mental Health Nursing,
Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust 

Chapter 5
Dr Norman Vetter, Reader at the Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health,
Cardiff University 

Chapter 6
Dr Ian Hughes, Consultant Psychologist,
Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Rachel Walters, formerly Social worker, Links CMHT
Price, Public Health Specialist, National Public Health Service for Wales

Chapter 7
Dr Katherine Shelton, Research Associate, Department of Psychological Medicine,
Cardiff University
Dr Mary McMurran, Senior Research Fellow,
School of Psychology, Cardiff University, and Consultant Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Llanarth Court Hospital 

Chapter 8
Dr Stephen Hunter, Medical Director, Gwent Healthcare NHS

Project Directors
Peter Martin, Senior Policy Advisor, Welsh Assembly
Dr Sarah Watkins, Senior Medical Officer, Welsh Assembly
Dr William Ritchie, Regional Director of Public Health, National
Public Health Service for Wales

Internal Review Group
Phil Chick, Director of Mental Health, Welsh Assembly Government
Bob Colter, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director Adult Mental Health Services, Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust
Professor Sally-Ann Cooper, Professor of Learning Disabilities, University of
Professor Nick Craddock, Professor of Psychiatry,
Cardiff University
Professor Keith Lloyd, Professor of Psychological Medicine, University of
Wales Swansea
Professor David Kingdon, Professor of Mental Health Care Delivery, University of
Dr Andrew McIntosh, Lecturer in Psychiatry,
Edinburgh University
Professor David Menkes, Professor of Psychological Medicine,
Wales College of Medicine, Wrecsam
Professor Michael O’Donovan, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics,
Cardiff University
Mark Winston, Consultant Psychiatrist, St Tydfils Hospital,
North Glamorgan NHS Trust

External Review Group
Professor Glyn Lewis, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of
Professor Graham Thornicroft, Professor of Community Psychiatry ,
Kings College London
Professor Lindsay Prior, Professor of Sociology, Queen’s University,
Liz Griffiths-Hughes, Recovery / Empowerment Co-ordinator, Hafal 

Information Manager
Ruth Turley 

Information Specialists
Mala Mann, Lesley Sander

Internet Advisor
Mrs Hazel Hodson

Support Unit for Research Evidence, Information Services, Cardiff University, Cardiff

The Information Team expresses sincere thanks to Dr Alison Weightman for her significant contribution in the planning and early stages of the Project, and continued guidance throughout. The team are also grateful for the epidemiological and statistical advice provided by Dr Hollie Thomas (Dept of Psychological Medicine), Philip Rawle for critical appraisal support and also to Elizabeth Jenkins for administrative support.
This Project is undertaken by the Support Unit for Research Evidence, Information Services at Cardiff
University supported by the Welsh Assembly Government. The Bulletin is joint funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and the National Public Health Service. 

This Bulletin should be cited as: Health Evidence Bulletins Wales: Mental Health. Cardiff: National Public Health Service for Wales, 2005. 

ISBN: 0 9547446 8 3 

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