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Mental Health Services: Self-employed

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL1331, tabled on 22 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, if any, to provide tailored mental health support schemes to freelancers.

Answered on

13 July 2021

Mental health support tailored specifically to freelancers is not provided by the National Health Service. The Government is committed to ensuring everyone with a mental health illness, including freelancers, has access to timely treatment based on clinical need rather than employment status.