Ethnicity mental health firmly on NHS agenda


“The Solution” Magazine’s list of top 30 who have made outstanding contributions in mental health and ethnicity
Chief executive of the NHS Sir David Nicholson has endorsed the latest edition of Black Mental Health UK’s online Magazine “The Solution”, confirming that the issue of ethnicity mental health is still firmly on the NHS agenda.
The latest issue features an exclusive interview with Michael Eboda, whose annual publication of The Power List, has inspired a generation to excellence. 


The issue also marks the inauguration of BMH UK’s own list of the top 30 agencies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the area of mental health and ethnicity in the past 12 months. A must read for anyone working in this sector, this list gives a ‘shout out’ to many unsung heroes in the community who continue to support one of the society’s most excluded groups. 
Matilda MacAttram, Editor in chief of BMH UK’s “The Solution” Magazine said: “BMH UK’s top 30 for 2011 is a must read for anyone working in this sector. From Government to grassroots, we’ve covered it all. This list celebrates the contribution of the unsung heroes like Alicia Spence, Dr. Dele Oladije, while welcoming the contributions of many working in other arenas like Archdeacon Kajumba, Stephen Ogongo and Helen Bart, who have championed our calls for progressive change.”
Celebrity chef Levi Roots shares more fabulicious recipes for a tasty Caribbean Christmas. The issue also gives tips for the top 10 ideas for the perfect gifts at any time of the year. 
The law page offers the only update you’ll find on the DNA database and mental health, while the ‘Voice of the voiceless’ section highlights the issue of prostate cancer and the need for physical healthcare to be factored into the care of mental health service users.
Activists Kwaku and Awula Serwah share on “Why African British history matters” and clinician Eric Adjaidoo’s pioneering medicines management research spotlights the physical side effects of antipsychotic medication. 
“The bumper packed Christmas and New Year’s edition of BMH UK’s The Solution is set to  inform, inspire and stir you to action for an amazing 2012,” says Ms. MacAttram.

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