Better mental health care

Mental health care and treatment must be given equal priority as physical health. I will campaign for better funding for child and adolescent mental health services.

We will improve access to treatment for everyone with a focus on prevention, community services and young people. And introduce new case reviews for mental health inpatients with learning disabilities and autism.

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Private Member’s Bill: The Mental Health Admissions (Data) Bill

Today (5 February) I submitted my Private Member’s Bill: The Mental Health Admissions (Data) Bill. This law would lead to the collection of much needed information to help ensure the best possible care when people are severely unwell with mental illness.