Dr Martin Baggaley
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'Genuine increase in demand' for mental health care

The mental health service in England is in crisis as it tries to deal with a "genuine increase in demand", one of the country's leading psychiatrists has warned.

Speaking to the BBC, Dr Martin Baggaley, medical director of the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, said that a "multitude of factors" such as bed closure and budget cuts were to blame.

  • 16 Oct 2013
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