Mental health checks for looked-after children to begin in June 2019

Joe Lepper
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Children will start receiving mental health assessments when they enter the care system from June 2019 as part of a delayed pilot project, it has emerged.

Current staff numbers in child and adolescent psychiatry are at their lowest level in more than seven years. Picture: Alex Deverill
Current staff numbers in child and adolescent psychiatry are at their lowest level in more than seven years. Picture: Alex Deverill

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