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Mental Health Services: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 20627, tabled on 25 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of community mental health funding.

Answered on

4 March 2020

We recognise that community mental health services need to evolve and expand. Through the NHS Long Term Plan, we have committed to investing £975 extra million per year by 2023/24 in transformed models of integrated primary and community mental health care. These new models will be based on the Community Mental Health Framework for Adults and Older Adults, published in September 2019, which provides a blueprint for change.