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UK mental health charities call for more psychological treatments

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7575.936-d (Published 02 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:936
  1. Claire Frauenfelder
  1. BMJ

    A group of leading UK charities has accused the NHS of failing to provide adequate psychological treatments as outlined in guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) (http://www.nice.org.uk/page.aspx?o=cg22). The treatments should have been implemented three months after publication, the report says, but there has been what the group calls two years of inaction by the government.

    The report, We Need to Talk, was released on 31 October and has been produced by the five leading UK mental health charities: the Mental …

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