Electroconvulsive therapy on the rise again in England

The Guardian | L Nylind

An ECT machine and electrodes at the Chase Farm site of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS trust in north London. Exclusive data covering four-fifths of NHS mental health trusts in England shows that more than 22,600 individual ECT treatments were carried out in 2015-16, a rise of 11% from four years ago, when about 20,400 were carried out.

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