7 In 10 Children With Mental Health Problems Didn't Receive The NHS Help They Needed Last Year, Says Report

Children and young people with mental health conditions are being “failed” by the NHS.

Just three in 10 children and young people with a mental health condition received NHS treatment between 2017 and 2018, according to a damning report by the Public Accounts Committee.

Most young people struggling with their mental health don’t get the treatment they need, and under current NHS plans this will still be true for years to come, the report said.

Meg Hillier MP, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, which is responsible for holding the government to account...
source: The Huffington Post

2019-01-11 13:08
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