Recommended actions to take
- Develop the ‘preventative role’ of mental health services. Systematically incorporate preventative activities into mental health services, including care plans, prescribing, promotion of healthy lifestyles and self-care.
- Develop and deliver (with primary care) shared care pathways and models to support transitions between sectors that support recovery
- Deliver improved physical health outcomes and embed patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in evaluation.
- Develop clear pathways between mental health and acute trusts including support for deteriorating health and management of long term conditions.