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Veterans: Mental Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 40886, tabled on 20 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the Government has spent on supporting the mental health of veterans in each year since 2010.

Answered on

5 September 2022

The following table shows NHS England’s expenditure on bespoke veterans’ mental health services, including Op COURAGE, since 2013/14. Information on expenditure prior to 2013/14 is not held centrally. Veterans can also access mainstream National Health Service mental health services commissioned by integrated care boards.

2013/14

£4.7 million

2014/15

£4.7 million

2015/16

£5.8 million

2016/17

£5.8 million

2017/18

£6.1 million

2018/19

£6.9 million

2019/20

£11.1 million

2020/21

£18.2 million

2021/22

£18.7 million

2022/23

£22.3 million