Chief medical officer: Make mental health bigger priority
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection for funding, says England's chief medical officer.
Dame Sally Davies said there were signs funding was being cut at a time when the cost to the economy was rising.
Her annual report said mental illness led to the loss of 70 million working days last year - up 24% since 2009.
Nomia Iqbal reports.
09 Sep 2014
- From the section Health