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A study led by a consultant psychiatrist in our early intervention services has shown how early community intervention to tackle psychosis paves the way to shave £63 million off the societal costs of the illness.

The study, published in the British Medical Journal Open, calculated that if these early intervention services were rolled out across the country, the NHS alone would save £33.5 million each year.

Researchers from across the Thames Valley found that compared to those not offered early intervention services, those offered the early intervention in psychosis services  already cost the NHS around £4031 less per person, each year.

Read more (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust)