Mental health

NHS rolls out new electric vehicles to help patients and the planet

New NHS electric vehicles are hitting the road this summer, helping to relieve pressure on ambulance services across the country while also helping the NHS cut its carbon footprint. Eight ambulance trusts are trialling 21 zero-emission vehicles of various types, with six of the new green vehicles dedicated to mental health response in the community […]

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Widespread support for proposed NHS mental health access standards for patients

The NHS has today set out new ambitions for patients to have timely access to community mental healthcare, following a consultation on proposed new standards, as it faces record demand following the pandemic. Patients, clinicians, and the public have welcomed the proposed mental health access standards which include ensuring people in the community receive help […]

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NHS launches new gambling addiction clinics to meet record demand

Two new gambling clinics will open in England this year, the NHS announced today as it faces record demand for specialist support for gambling addiction. The two new clinics, based in Southampton and Stoke-On-Trent, will open from May and mean there will be seven specialist clinics in place across England. The other five NHS gambling […]

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