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December 2018

December 24, 2018

People suffering a mental health crisis will receive help within four hours, under NHS plans to give such problems the same priority as physical health. A 10-year-plan for the NHS is expected to put mental health at its centre, amid concerns about rising levels of anxiety and depression in younger generations. The new four-hour target will say those suffering acute crises should expect to wait a maximum of four hours for admission to an acute psychiatric ward or to be treated at home, following assessment.

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