News In 'VIII. Closing the Mental Health Care Treatment Gap' Mental Health Policy Commission: Investing in a Resilient GenerationCommission MembersNewsStatementsMedia EngagementCall for evidence Back to 'Birmingham Policy Commissions' Stay up to date with the Policy Commission, and find out the latest from our events and research here. Posted 05 July 2018 Closing the mental health treatment gap Professor of Mental Health Policy, Paul Burstow discusses the University's Mental Health Policy Commission and how we can work towards closing the prevention gap. Posted 09 February 2017 Paul Burstow leads new commission on mental health prevention for children and young people The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services, is to chair the 7th University of Birmingham policy commission. The focus of the commission is mental health promotion and illness prevention across society.