Mental health crisis service announced by Chancellor
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced extra spending for both social care and mental health as part of the government's 2018 budget. The £2bn figure for mental health will help fund crisis services to provide a "comprehensive" level of support within NHS A&E departments, while £650m has been allocated to adult social care - despite £1.3bn worth of cuts to council budgets planned for next year. He also pledged £45m for the disabled facilities England and a further £84m over the next five...
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