Mental Health: Funding

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:51 pm on 12th March 2007.

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Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Minister of State, Department of Health, Minister of State (Department of Health) (NHS Reform) 2:51 pm, 12th March 2007

My Lords, my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Defence commented on this matter this morning. The case that was mentioned over the weekend is being investigated. Officials from my department and the Ministry of Defence have worked together to improve the provision of psychological therapies for war veterans. We are committed to improving mental health services generally. We shall continue those discussions.


Posted on 20 Mar 2007 2:51 pm (Report this annotation)

if you stop sending them to war you will save billions and not cause mental distress in the process