Government response to children's mental health green paper 'vague'

Adam Saville
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Anna Feuchtwang, chief executive of the National Children’s Bureau
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Anna Feuchtwang, chief executive of the National Children’s Bureau

'Missed opportunity' with next steps response to consultation on 'Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health Provision'

The government's plan - as part of its ‘Next Steps' response to December 2017's children's mental health green paper - to ‘pilot' proposals to ‘create a network of support' within schools has been criticised by charity National Children's Bureau. The government's long-term plan is based on three core principles: to incentivise and support all schools and colleges to identify and train a designated senior lead for mental health; to fund new mental health support teams, supervised by NHS children...

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