SNP Government Funds Extra Mental Health Workers

"As part of its Mental Health Strategy 2017-2027, the ‘SNP Government’ committed to provide funding to support the employment of 800 additional mental health workers, by 2012/2022, to improve access in key settings such as Accident and Emergency departments, GP practices, police station custody suites and prisons. As of 1 July 2019, an additional 268 WTE mental health workers had been appointed, well ahead of expectations after only one year of the three-year campaign."