Northern Ireland mental health targets not being met

Northern Ireland mental health targets not being met
 

None of Northern Ireland's health trusts is meeting their waiting time targets for people with mental health problems like anxiety and depression.
According to the Health and Social Care Board, there is a "high risk" of continuing breaches of the 13-week target without additional investment.
The board also estimates an additional 160 full-time staff are required to meet the growing demand for treatment.
Currently around 498 staff are employed in this area.
In a statement to the BBC, the board said said it "acknowledged and apologised" for the "unacceptable waiting... read more

 
15 November 2016 in Health, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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