I won’t paste the article in its entirety, I will just paste a paragraph or two from it and then the link to it. It is quite a shocking story in my opinion.
It is entitled: GPs call for better treatment for depression sufferers
Some 65% of doctors say they can “rarely” offer psychological therapy to depression sufferers within two months of referral, a study suggests.
The Royal College of GPs survey of 590 UK doctors also found 15% said access to psychological services was only “usually” possible in that timeframe.
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends talking therapies as the best form of treatment for mild and moderate depression.
“Waiting months and months for urgent treatment would not be acceptable for patients with other health problems, and it should not be acceptable for patients with depression,”
The link to the story in its entirety is: GPs call for better treatment for depression sufferers