Community Mental Health Survey 2020
This survey looks at the experiences of people who received care in the community for a mental health condition. The survey has been running since 2003.
Information on the 2020 survey is below, including survey instructions, reporting and results.
Information on this survey from other years can be found using the filter bar on the right of this page. You can contact the Survey Coordination Centre about this survey by email.
Design and Development
In this category, you will find documents relating to the design and development stage of the survey. This includes the survey development report detailing the full development process for the survey, ethical and information governance approvals.
In this category, you will find the survey materials. These include the dissent posters which should be displayed in each trust throughout the sampling month or period.
- Core questionnaire.pdf
- Dissent Poster Arabic.pdf
- Dissent Poster Bengali.pdf
- Dissent Poster English.doc
- Dissent Poster French.pdf
- Dissent Poster Gujarati.pdf
- Dissent Poster Polish.pdf
- Dissent Poster Portuguese.pdf
- Dissent Poster Punjabi.pdf
- Dissent Poster Spanish.pdf
- Dissent Poster Urdu.pdf
- First Mailing Letter.doc
- Multilanguage sheet.pdf
- Second Mailing Letter.doc
- Third Mailing Letter.doc
Instructions and Guidance
In this category, you will find all the instruction and guidance materials needed by an NHS Trust or approved contractor to implement the survey. It also includes documents to help support NHS Trusts with the contractual arrangements for working with an approved contractor.
- Data Cleaning Guidance.pdf
- Data entry spreadsheet.xls
- GDPR contract briefing note.docx
- GDPR model service contract.docx
- Sample Declaration Form for in-house trusts.xlsx
- Sample Declaration Form for trusts using a contractor.xlsx
- Sample construction spreadsheet.xlsx
- Sampling instructions.pdf
- Survey Handbook.pdf
- Webinar for trusts_slides.pdf
- Weekly monitoring for contractors.xlsx
- Weekly monitoring for in-house trusts.xlsx
Analysis and Reporting
In this category, you will find reports and datasets that can help support any analysis you might want to do and help to explain the survey results more widely.
In this category, you will find benchmark reports for the survey.View all Benchmark Reports available for this survey