17 May 2022- today’s press releases

The Liberal Democrats are the main challengers to the Conservatives in Tiverton and Honiton NI Protocol Changes: Risks starting a trade war with our largest trading partner Welsh Liberal Democrats call for 24/7 mental health service The Liberal Democrats are the main challengers to the Conservatives in Tiverton and Honiton Responding to the announcement that […]

Cooper: NHS rocked by mental health tidal wave

The Liberal Democrats have warned the NHS is at breaking point after new figures uncovered a mental health crisis sweeping through staff across health services in the UK. A Freedom of Information Request tabled by the Party to all NHS Hospital Trusts has revealed that there have been at least 8.3 million mental health sick […]

Why waiting times matter in mental health

18 weeks. That’s the target waiting time, often missed, from referral to being seen.  From now in deepest darkest December to  Mid April, what an age that is. It’s hard on adults. Arguably harder when that’s how long some of our most distressed young people have to wait for support. 18 weeks or  4 months […]

Mental health pressures on Olympic competitors

Liberal Democrats have been strongly campaigning on mental health for several years now. Here is the party’s response to Simone Biles’ acknowledgement of the pressures she has been under. She has won a total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals in gymnastics and the expectations placed on her are exceptional. And if you are […]