Half of new GPs do no mental health training, figures show

Half of new GPs do no mental health training, figures show

  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 […]

Charity calls for action over gaps in GPs’ mental health training

Fewer than half of GPs have adequate training in mental health, new figures suggest.

Charity calls for action over gaps in GPs’ mental health training

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 […]

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