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Mental Illness: Prescription Drugs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 181271, tabled on 15 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the prescription of antipsychotic drugs.

Answered on

26 April 2021

General practitioners or other responsible clinicians should work with their patient and decide on the course of treatment, with the provision of the most clinically appropriate care for the individual always being the primary consideration.