This page highlights the importance of cross-sector working to better integrate physical and mental health care for people with serious mental illness.
Recommended actions to take
Multidisciplinary and multiagency care planning
- Support the mental health and physical health needs of those with long-term conditions, through the use of coordinated care plans across sectors.
- Develop cross-sector staffing models to deliver screening, monitoring and evidence-based treatments.
- Increase awareness and confidence in working with and referring to non-health-based agencies, including community organisations.