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icon-4095953_960_720.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xReport finds one in 10 UK posts unfilled with young people and mothers worst affected

A UK-wide shortage of psychiatrists is forcing children with eating disorders and other troubled young people to wait longer for NHS care, it has been claimed.

About one in 10 consultant psychiatrist posts are unfilled and the rate of vacancies has doubled in the last six years, a major workforce survey by the Royal College of Psychiatrists found.


The Guardian

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