Time taken for mental health diagnosis and treatment in England in 2019

In 2019, 21 percent of respondents to a survey in England reported to have waited too long to receive their mental health diagnosis from the NHS, and 31 percent believed they were very delayed in receiving their treatment. On the other hand, 50 percent of respondents mention they did not experience any delay in getting their diagnosis, while approximately 40 percent of respondents believe they received their mental health treatment on time.

In your opinion, which one, if any, of the following best describes how you felt about the time it took for you to receive each of the following?

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Release date

February 2020


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,055 respondents

Special properties

Have experienced a mental health condition which has been diagnosed

Method of interview


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