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Consultant Connect one year on – aiming big and improving communication

Consultant Connect one year on – aiming big and improving communication

Ray McGrath reflects on a year of Consultant Connect – an initiative to improve communications across King’s Health Partners to improve the physical health of patients with serious mental illnesses.

5 minutes with a CMHT old age consultant and Clinical Director

5 minutes with a CMHT old age consultant and Clinical Director

Dr Funnell talks to us about her personal experience of answering Mental Health Advice & Guidance calls through the Consultant Connect service…

Mental Health case study

Mental Health case study

Dr Anne Connolly, a Principal Pharmacist for Medicines Information, describes how she answers Mental Health Medication Telephone Advice & Guidance calls.

Mental Health case study

Mental Health case study

Petrina Douglas-Hall, Medicines Information Manager, describes how answering a Telephone Advice & Guidance call from a GP helped with the management of a patient with depression and disturbed sleep.

Video case study: Mental Health Phone Advice & Guidance

Video case study: Mental Health Phone Advice & Guidance

48% of calls to the service have resulted in a referral being avoided. Watch this video to find out more.

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