NHS mental health services ‘in jeopardy’ if trusts do not get extra money
The i says recent improvements to mental health services are in jeopardy if the NHS fails to get critical investment in the upcoming spending review, trust leaders have said.
Around 1.6 million people are officially waiting for care with private estimates from the sector suggesting around 8 million more would benefit from treatment even though they do not meet the threshold to access services.
The situation has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic which has left demand significantly outstripped by supply.
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