Covid, mental health and the changing role of insurers

Chancellor pledges £500m package

Adam Saville
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Covid, mental health and the changing role of insurers

The road ahead in light of government mental health spending and Winter Wellbeing Plan

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a £500m package to support mental health services in light of the coronavirus crisis, as part of his spending review yesterday. The majority of these funds will be allocated to specialist services for young people, including schools and support for NHS workers, the Treasury said. The allocation of funds, which comes after pressure from charities amid mental health concerns around a second lockdown, shortly followed the launch of the government's policy paper...

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