Health Education England has expanded the clinical psychology training intake by 85% in the last three years. This is expected to deliver an additional 2,520 psychologists in the National Health Service workforce by 2025.
The Mental Health Recovery Action Plan also includes a £111 million investment in the training and education of the NHS mental health workforce. This aims to provide an additional 27,000 mental health professionals in England by 2023/24. Of these, 30% are expected to be psychology professionals.