Getting the balance right: how to achieve parity between physical and mental health services
Cash shortages and unsafe staffing levels are stopping the government achieving ‘parity of esteem’ between physical and mental health, according to a recent King’s Fund report
In 2013, the investment to boost mental health services consisted of the government committing an extra £1.25 billion for child and adolescent mental healthcare and £1 billion to support the delivery of its national strategy for adult mental health.
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