Health board activity

Our priorities

'We call on the next Welsh Government to ensure parity between Physical and Mental Health Services.'

We would like:

  • health boards to publish their allocated budgets and spend by service and specialism every quarter
  • Welsh Government to mandate for an independent executive board member on every health board representing mental health and learning disability
  • to persuade the Welsh Government that they should increase the share of NHS funding in Wales for mental health and learning disability services, from 11% in 2018/19 to at least 13% by 2028/29
  • to promote the use of Quality Improvement methods in mental health services, and see all mental health and learning disability services accredited under a Welsh CCQI network.



The College has also identified a number of projects and ideas that we would like the Welsh Government to consider in the context of mental health, as well as including here some recommendations as to how the Welsh Government could apply them.

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