Capital investment in mental health

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

There has been prolonged under-investment in mental health facilities across the English NHS, according to NHS Providers.

While restricted capital funding is affecting all sectors of the NHS, there is a particular need for capital investment in the mental health sector. This briefing summarises the findings of a survey of NHS mental health trusts and foundation trusts to gather further evidence on the sector’s capital funding needs, to support the case they are making for the sector to receive its fair share of capital investment in future.