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Chief medical officer: Make mental health bigger priority

Make mental health bigger priority

Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection for funding, says England's chief medical officer.

Her annual report said mental illness led to the loss of 70 million working days last year - up 24% since 2009.

For the full article visit the BBC News website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29116354; discussion on this topic can also be found on the Radio 4 Today Programme available on iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04g8fqf