On average less than half of trainee GPs in Wales – 45% – did training in a mental health setting in 2015, according to new figures.

The details came from a freedom of information request by charity Mind Cymru to Welsh Government-funded medical educator, the Wales Deanery.

Mind said none of the hours spent on continued GP development needed a mental health component.

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