Case Studies: Mental Health
All case studies relating to Mental Health
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.
Dr Funnell talks to us about her personal experience of answering Mental Health Advice & Guidance calls through the Consultant Connect service…
Dr Anne Connolly, a Principal Pharmacist for Medicines Information, describes how she answers Mental Health Medication Telephone Advice & Guidance calls.
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.
48% of calls to the service have resulted in a referral being avoided. Watch this video to find out more.
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