Access to psychological treatment varies widely across EnglandBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5752 (Published 19 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5752
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- 1The BMJ
Access to psychological treatment for people with anxiety and depressive disorders varies widely across England, as most patients in some areas are seen within a month of referral while in other areas the figure is less than a quarter.
Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 947 640 people were referred to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme in England in 2013-14.1 Nearly two thirds (63%) of …