Dear Department of Health,
Recently the DWP announced an intention to co-locate IAPT workers in 350 Jobcentres, can you please email me a copy of any contracts or formal agreements that cover this decision, together with details of the working groups or DWP/NHS/DoH networks that have worked on these co-location arrangements.
The Department for Work & Pensions is working with the Department of Health and NHS
England on the delivery of integrated mental health and employment services through co-
Starting from early 2016, the government will provide online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to 40,000 Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants and individuals being supported by Fit for Work. From summer 2015, the government will also begin to co-locate Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) therapists in over 350 Jobcentres, to provide integrated employment and mental health support to claimants with common mental health conditions.
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