UK-based digital therapy group Healios has raised £2.2 million in its latest funding round.

The company, which has developed a unique digital platform improve the care of young patients and families affected by mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions, said it will use the funds to scale up its operations and drive further product development.

Healios’ clinical platform facilitates psychological assessments, treatments, wellbeing monitoring and clinical time with qualified clinicians through video conferencing and interactive digital tools.

The company said it is currently working with many NHS trusts to “reinvent the provision of mental health treatment so that it can be accessed quicker, and in both a flexible and inclusive way”.

“Technology and digital tools are resetting our expectations of every interaction that we have, including the way we think about mental healthcare,” said Richard Andrews, Healios’ founder and chief executive.

“Demand for our services continues to grow significantly as families require flexible and convenient assessment, treatment, and support. This funding will allow us to expand strategically to increase access, innovate rapidly, and execute on our vision to help families in need around the world.”