Staying Mentally Well this Winter
By Victoria, Nov 30 2020 08:28AM
I hope you are keeping well at this time. This week the government released their policy paper on staying mentally well this winter. This addressed plans to increase NHS funding next year as part of an aim to shorten the waiting times for mental health services, whilst providing increased support so that more people can be seen through the NHS.
Whilst this sounds promising, clearly the health priority currently remains focused on Covid-19 with treatments towards fighting the pandemic.
Rishi Sunak has also pledged to increase the budget within schools next year, with a focus on disadvantaged young people.
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