More than eight in 10 doctors experience mental health issues during career

More than eight out of 10 UK doctors have experienced mental health issues during their career, with the vast majority reporting heavy workload and long working hours as key contributing factors.

Clegg: CCGs must increase mental health spending

CCGs are being urged by Government to ensure they boost spending on local mental health services, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has claimed.

Speaking at a King’s Fund event on mental health services, Mr Clegg said changes in the way mental health trusts are paid and the introduction of waiting times meant there would no longer be any excuse for mental health services to lose out because of local cuts, while NHS England was ‘asking’ CCGs to increase mental health spending.