This report outlines the findings of research conducted as part of the Stolen Years Project – a co-production approach funded by Healthy London Partnership and carried out by the National Survivor User Network (NSUN), a user-led organisation.
Londoners who were over 18, with a serious mental illness diagnosis, unpaid carers or family members of people with this diagnosis participated in this study. There was also a strong emphasis on hearing from people who belong to marginalised communities.
This report summarises the physical healthcare experiences of people with serious mental illness and makes recommendations for consideration about commissioning and provision of services in London. The service user section of the Stolen Years online resources has incorporated a number of these recommendations, and has been reviewed by NSUN.