Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) have today published reports which have raised serious concerns about the care adults with a serious mental illness receive in the Welsh NHS.
A survey by the Royal College of GPs has found that just 15% of GPs can “usually get psychological therapy for adults who need it within two months of referral.”
Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart AM will introduce the Proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure at the Senedd today.
A report published by the All Wales Mental Health Promotion Network has stated that greater investment in mental health promotion will bring considerable economic advantages to Wales.
An open letter signed by more than 60 Welsh doctors has called for the NHS in Wales to follow England’s lead and introduce patient choice.
Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart AM has confirmed that a national action plan to help address “urgent” issues concerning the quality of services for young people with emotional and mental health needs in Wales will be ready by May.