Category Archive: Latest News

The Design In Mental Health Awards 2020 are now open for entries

Celebrating Excellence & Achievement Some people think that modesty is a virtue, but when you’re doing outstanding work in mental health environments you shouldn’t keep it under wraps. Below are the 9 categories open for entries, all submissions should be made online. Product Innovation of the Year Concept Product Innovation of the Year Estates and […]

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DIMH Announce Steve Davis OBE as the Awards Dinner Speaker 

Steve dominated world snooker during the 1980s, when he reached eight World Championship finals in nine years, won six world titles, and held the world number one ranking for seven consecutive seasons. His encounter with Dennis Taylor in the 1985 World Championship final is widely considered the most famous match in snooker history. Its black-ball […]

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DIMHN – early stand booking ends on 25th January

The DIMHN 2019 exhibition early booking stand rate ends soon and we just have 5 stands remaining. Why Exhibit? Design in Mental Health Exhibition visitors are responsible for the whole spectrum of mental health facilities. They have committed their time to explore new products, find new solutions to problems they face on a day-to-day basis […]

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AGM 2018

AGM 2018 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Design in Mental Health Limited will be held on Wednesday, the 10th day of October 2018.  The meeting will convene at 12 pm at Manchester Central, Manchester. Under section 324 of the Companies Act 2006 and article 19 of the Articles of […]

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Altro Visit

We want to get out and about and meet our members, learn about your business and innovations and find out what you want from the network and how we can help.  To do this, the board have commenced a series of CPD visits coinciding with our board meetings. Our first visit was to Altro Ltd […]

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Why design is integral to mental health services

On behalf of the Design in Mental Health Network, Alex Caruso explains how designing facilities appropriately can improve safety and patient outcomes, as well as benefit the mental health of patients.

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Design in Mental Health Network seeks new board members

With three current directors retiring, by rotation, from the Design in Mental Health Network (DiMHN) board, the organisation is seeking replacements from among its current membership. The move will afford successful candidates the opportunity to contribute their expertise to improving mental health provision and patient outcomes. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the DiMHN website […]

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Attitudes to mental health are changing but the budget lags behind

We took the opportunity to ask delegates to May’s DiMHN Conference some questions.  Our survey set out to explore whether changed attitudes to mental health were contributing to an improved mental health environment, but we’ll admit that to fully investigate the subject, we’d need much more than a quick survey of opinions. That said, we […]

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