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Mental Health Services

Question for Department of Health

UIN 116127, tabled on 28 November 2017

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.

Answered on

6 December 2017

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.