News Posts from : 2014

Young Hafal clients meet the Minister

Young people from Hafal meet Health & Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford AM this week to discuss ways to improve Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Wales. The meeting, which was arranged by the Children’s Commissioner for Wales,… read more

Hafal HELP Member attends INVOLVE conference

Karen Morgan, Member of the Hafal Expert Leadership Panel (HELP), attended an INVOLVE conference in Birmingham last month. The ‘Changing Landscapes’ conference at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham was opened by Dr. Russell Hamilton, Director of Research and Development… read more

Outgoing CEO Bill bids fond farewell to Hafal

Hafal CEO Bill Walden-Jones, who is leaving Hafal this week, has expressed his thanks to everyone who has supported the organisation during his time as Chief Executive. Bill said: “I would like to extend my thanks to Members, volunteers, staff… read more

Hafal publishes Prudent Healthcare case studies

Hafal has published a new paper exploring how its recovery approach to mental health services leads to better outcomes for patients and significant cost savings. The new paper demonstrates how the concept of ‘prudent healthcare’ pioneered by the Welsh Government… read more


Hafal’s Autumn Conference took place in Builth Wells yesterday and it was fab! Activities included a Great Welsh Bake Off! event, Tai Chi, a talking therapies workshop and a Matisse-inspired art workshop…