Exclusive: Dismay over moratorium on mental health commissioning

Older man, depressed

Source: Alamy

An NHS England moratorium on commissioning new specialist mental health services has exacerbated the sector’s bed shortage and led to a newly constructed hospital unit standing empty for six months, HSJ can reveal.

You need to be signed in to read more


Subscribe for unlimited access

With a HSJ subscription you’ll unlock:

  • All of HSJ.co.uk and our HSJ mobile app
  • News and insight on all areas of public funded healthcare
  • Expert commentary, insight and analysis from industry leaders
  • 9 weekly ‘Expert Briefing’ insight emails covering a variety of specialist topics

Sign into your account here