£11 billion cost of treating physical and mental health separately

The King’s Fund, 8 March 2016

The King’s Fund has published a report which shows that the psychological problems associated with physical health conditions, and vice versa, are costing the NHS more than £11 billion a year and care is less effective than it could be. The report argues that by integrating physical and mental health care the NHS can improve health outcomes and save money.

Click here to read the full report.