Psychological therapies waiting times steady above pre-pandemic level and close to target

From Public Health Scotland (PHS) today, 81.1% of people started their treatment within 18 weeks of referral, compared to 80.7% of people for the previous quarter and up from below 80% in 2018.

In November 2022, BBC Scotland chose not to inform their audience of anything useful and went instead for ‘We waited three years to see a psychiatrist’, the story of three patients:


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