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Support for the mental health and wellbeing of people with long-term conditions

03/05/2016

Over the last few months, the Healthwatch team have been talking to people recovering from a stroke or diagnosed with heart failure, to understand what support they had for their mental health alongside their physical recovery and treatment.

We've now published our findings:

  • Most people we spoke to were positive about the care they received for their physical conditions.
  • Eight out of ten people said their condition had a big impact on their life.
  • Two thirds of people told us they had not been offered support for their mental health from the NHS.

Read more and download our report.

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