NHS: Mental Health Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th September 2018.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Labour/Co-operative, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of mental health staff that have been recruited to the NHS since June 2017.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS Digital publishes monthly workforce statistics and the data shows there have been 29,581 joiners to the mental health workforce between June 2017 to 30 April 2018, in National Health Service trusts and clinical commissioning groups, headcount.

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