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Mental Health Services (NHS Lothian)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Kenneth Gibson Kenneth Gibson Scottish National Party

I share many of the concerns about younger people suffering from increased mental ill health due to stress and isolation, but what about the people who will look after them? I am talking not just about parents, but about mental health care workers. What steps are being taken to ensure that those people are not overburdened in the difficult weeks ahead, given the workloads that they will obviously have to wade through?