Mental Health Services:Written question - 116127

Q
Asked by Mary Glindon
(North Tyneside)
Asked on: 28 November 2017
Department of Health
Mental Health Services
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made by Health Education England on developing standards for prescribing that include the risks and benefits of medication, personal preferences, and preventative health support for people with mental health diagnoses.
A
Answered by: Mr Philip Dunne
Answered on: 06 December 2017

Health Education England does not develop standards for prescribing. Where a profession has prescribing responsibilities, the standards will be set by the regulator of that profession.

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