CONTINUING THE PHILOSOPHY OF REGINALD O. KAPP

9.112 New licensing system to double the number of treatments for depressed patients by 2020               29.1.17

Paper for HWB by John Kapp, 22, Saxon Rd Hove BN3 4LE johnkapp@btinternet.com, 01273 417997 Numbers in brackets refer to my papers published on www.reginaldkapp.org.



1 Summary conclusions

2 Recommendation - implement a new licensing scheme to provide 200 more MBCT courses annually for 2,000 patients at Community Care Centres

3 Context to my public question to HWB and CCG on 31.1.17

4 MBCT is 100 times more cost effective than CBT

5 The problem of monopoly drug treatments which do more harm than good

6 Ending this monopoly of drugs

7 How the CCG should perform the 4 steps from budget to treatments

8 The vision of a healing primary care system for mental health under a policy of medication to meditation.

9 How can we treat 5,000 new patients by 2020 under competitive license agreements?

10 Who should be invited to apply for a license?

11 Conclusion Ė letís work together to solve the crisis in primary care

Appendix 1 Public question for the HWB on 31.1.17

Appendix 2 Draft tender specification and invitation to apply for a license to provide NICE recommended Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) 10 week courses and supporting meditations for depressed and anxious patients on GP referral by voucher prescription

Annex 1 DRAFT PRESCRIPTION VOUCHER FOR A NICE RECOMMENDED MINDFULNESS BASED COGNITIVE THERAPY (MBCT) COURSE FROM LICENSED PROVIDERS

Annex 2 Application form for a license to provide Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) courses and supporting meditations on GP referral.

Annex 3 Model Memorandum and Articles for licensed providers of MBCT courses

Annex 4 UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teachers Good practice guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses.

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