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Mental Health Services

Volume 497: debated on Thursday 22 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in England he estimates are waiting for access to psychological therapies; and what the average waiting time for such treatment is. (294357)

This information is not collected nationally although all services in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme monitor times from assessment to treatment in their area as well as both health and social outcomes of patients.