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NHS 70th special: How has mental healthcare changed over the last 70 years?

In this podcast with talk to:

  • Professor Mathew Thomson, a researcher from the People’s History of the NHS research group
  • Paul Farmer CEO of MIND
  • Sir David Haslam, Chair of NICE.

We discuss how mental healthcare has changed and what the future could hold.