As a report shows that one in three GP appointments are related to mental health, Chloe Farand finds out about how doctors can help refer patients to adequate services
Chloe Farand Havering Mind volunteers about to set out to deliver posters and leaflets to local GP surgeries. Talking to a GP about mental wellbeing can be a daunting experience but doctors remain the first point of contact for the majority of people experiencing a mental issue. But mental health charity Havering Mind is […]
Wales On average less than half of trainee GPs in Wales – 45% – did training in a mental health setting in 2015, according to new figures. The details came from a freedom of information request by charity Mind Cymru to Welsh Government-funded medical educator, the Wales Deanery. Mind said none of the hours […]
Fewer than half of GPs have adequate training in mental health, new figures suggest.
Last updated: 01 November 2016, 00:10 GMT Print this story Fewer than half of GPs have adequate training in mental health, new figures suggest. Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the charity Mind shows that only 46% of trainee GPs have undertaken a training placement in a mental health setting. And once […]
Forms can allow patients to get debts cancelled and stops involvement from bailiffs
BY: Shehab Khan @shehabkhan The notes are not issued by the NHS Getty Sick notes that banks and lenders need to help customers with mental illnesses manage their debt are costing patients up to £150. GPs normally charge between £20 and £30 for a note but it can range up to £150, according to research conducted by the Money […]