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Eligibility criteria restricts access to CAMHS

Analysis of the children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) by think-tank Centre Forum has found that almost a quarter of those referred by GPs cannot access services due to strict eligibility criteria. The high thresholds are leading to 23% of children and young people being turned away from services, preventing early intervention – often the most effective treatment of mental health conditions and the government’s key strategy for people with mental health issues.

NAO reports on progress towards mental health access standards

The cost of implementing improved access and waiting time standards for mental health services could be far higher than anticipated, according to the National Audit Office.

PiC launches transition services

Partnerships in Care (PiC) has launched two new services providing transitional inpatient care for young adults aged between 18 and 25.

Priory expands high street clinics with Southampton Centre

Priory Group has continued to roll out its portfolio of high street walk-in clinics after opening a new £150,000 wellbeing centre in Southamton.

Eligibility criteria restricts access to CAMHS

Analysis of the children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) by think-tank Centre Forum has found that almost a quarter of those referred by...

PiC launches transition services

Partnerships in Care (PiC) has launched two new services providing transitional inpatient care for young adults aged between 18 and 25. The new developments include...

Priory expands high street clinics with Southampton Centre

Priory Group has continued to roll out its portfolio of high street walk-in clinics after opening a new £150,000 wellbeing centre in Southamton. Treating up...

NAO reports on progress towards mental health access standards

The cost of implementing improved access and waiting time standards for mental health services could be far higher than anticipated, according to the National...

Established eating disorder hospital moves to larger site

Partnerships in Care (PiC) has moved its Rhodes Farm Clinic in North London to a larger site in Hertfordshire, enabling it to deliver a wider range of services.

Separation of mental and physical health costing the NHS £11bn a year

The separation between physical and mental health is costing the NHS £11bn a year and leading to poorer outcomes, according to a new report from the King’s Fund.