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Mental health workforce will suffer under Brexit, providers warn

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 31 January 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k513
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Mental health service providers have warned that Brexit could prevent them from recruiting the staff they need.

The Mental Health Network, which represents mental health and learning disability service providers in England, said that one in 10 posts in specialist mental health services was currently vacant.

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the network, warned that the situation will get worse …

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