Cuts in services

Government announces £200m cuts to public health budget

15th June 2015

Public health budgets are set to be slashed by £200m this year under a raft of measures to ‘bring down … Read more

£8million cut from Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust budget since 2011

12th June 2015

Almost £8 million has been cut from mental health services in Kent in the past four years. The figures can … Read more

Stealth cuts to hospitals push the NHS into the red

29th April 2015

Cuts to tariffs – the prices paid to hospitals for different medical procedures – are starving health trusts of income … Read more

Mental health trust funding down 8% from 2010 despite coalition’s drive for parity of esteem

20th March 2015

Funding for NHS trusts to provide mental health services has fallen by more than 8% in real terms over the … Read more

Rationing in the NHS

1st February 2015

This briefing sets out to highlight some of the key issues and dilemmas facing policy-makers and practitioners in the area … Read more

Children’s mental health services ‘cut by £50m’

15th January 2015

NHS spending on children’s mental health services in England has fallen by more than 6% in real terms since 2010, … Read more

Deaths linked to mental health beds crisis as cuts leave little slack in system

28th November 2014

At least eight people have died in the past two years after problems accessing psychiatric beds for mental health patients … Read more

An urgent need: We Need to Talk’s manifesto for better talking therapies for all

1st September 2014

Despite Government commitments to address unequal access to psychological therapies, evidence shows that current access rates and availability of psychological … Read more

Mental health services cuts ‘affecting children’

21st June 2014

Cuts in mental health services for children in England amount to a national crisis with tragic consequences, a charity has … Read more

GPs face growing pressure on child mental health referrals as CCGs impose further cuts

24th April 2014

CCGs are making cuts to the funding of child and adolescent mental health services, despite concerns from GPs that services … Read more