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Department announces pilot projects to improve severe mental illness services

Six local projects have begun work to help improve access to psychological therapies for those with severe mental illnesses.

The six NHS demonstration sites are already leaders in the mental health field and have been chosen to implement NICE’s recommended psychological therapies.

Over the next five months, and into 2013/14, funding of £1.2m will be used to help these trusts share information with other health organisations, about how they deliver the best treatments that lead to improved patient choice and recovery. More …..