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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL7863, tabled on 22 April 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the NHS England budget for relationship counselling in the latest available year.

Answered on

27 April 2022

This information is not held in the format requested as NHS England and NHS Improvement’s budgets are not allocated at the level of individual therapies. Individuals who are seen within Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services can expect to receive a course of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence-recommended psychological therapy from an appropriately trained individual and to have their clinical outcomes monitored and reported. All National Health Service talking and psychological therapy services are expected to have capacity to offer couple therapy.