Latest referrals news
A 16-year-old boy died by suicide after he was unable to access mental health services through CAMHS, despite being referred by his GP.
A group of CCGs has told local GPs to restrict out-of-area referrals as part of new measures to reduce costs.
A coroner has called for a review of a referral form for mental health service CAMHS after the death of a 15-year-old boy.
The BMA has said GP referrals are being knocked back due to 'arbitrary local procedures', leading to serious consequences for patients.