NHS severs links with GambleAware over industry connection concerns

Move comes as health service starts to distance itself from an industry officials believe is damaging UK’s mental health

The NHS has severed its links with the charity GambleAware due to concerns over its connections to the gambling industry.

Announcing two new clinics to deal with record demand for gambling addiction services in England, the mental health director of the NHS, Claire Murdoch, decried the “predatory tactics” of gambling companies.

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