Monday, 29 April 2019

Child mental health: UK provision 'worse than in much of eastern Europe'

Child mental health: UK provision 'worse than in much of eastern Europe' Research places UK behind countries such as Estonia and Latvia in numbers of hospital places and psychiatrists

Britain has one of the lowest numbers of hospital beds in Europe for young people struggling with serious mental health problems, EU-funded research has found.

It is lagging far behind the level of provision in many much poorer countries in eastern Europe, such as Latvia, Estonia and Slovakia, according to a study of care for troubled under-18s across the EU. The Guardian

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