Mental Health Services

Department of Health written question – answered on 6th December 2017.

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Photo of Mary Glindon Mary Glindon Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Farming and Rural Communities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made by Health Education England on developing standards for prescribing that include the risks and benefits of medication, personal preferences, and preventative health support for people with mental health diagnoses.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

Health Education England does not develop standards for prescribing. Where a profession has prescribing responsibilities, the standards will be set by the regulator of that profession.

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