This page highlights the importance of having clearly defined roles and responsibilities that focus on physical health needs of people with serious mental illness.
Actions to take
- Ensure clear roles and responsibilities are in place across all mental health trusts for driving continual improvement in physical health care and outcomes.
- Directly consult, engage and involve frontline staff in planned initiatives.
- Ensure roles and responsibilities across sectors are clear and support the development of systems and working relationships that promote an ethos of joint accountability.