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Talking therapies - the waiting game

Many patients wait more than a year for some standard talking therapies. Unlike in physical healthcare, these waits are not routinely tracked.

We have produced a series of work, examining the extent of these waiting times in the NHS, their impact on patients, and what doctors and Government can do about them.


The devastating cost of treatment delays

This in-depth piece analysis freedom of information responses to uncover the worrying extent of this waiting game in mental health services and what doctors are doing about it.

Read the story


Waiting Games

Immerse yourself in Waiting games: A mental health struggle.

Listen to Nicola Mattocks describe her experiences of waiting for treatment.


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