I want to improve the experience for patients accessing multiple services
Digital solutions to facilitate the provision of joined-up mental and physical health care and enable access to integrated care where appropriate.
Maximising the benefits of mobile working when covering a large geographical area
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust introduced a user-friendly, easily-accessible mobile working solution to reduce the need for field-based staff returning to base to carry out administrative work.
Improving access to psychological therapies through online therapies and consultations
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust deployed an online platform which allows service users to undergo self-guided psychological, evidence-based therapy with online clinical support, through text or face-to-face as required.
A caseload management and supervision tool for community mental health services
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust used a digital solution to analyse mental health data from multiple sources to support decision-making based on service user needs and to determine the likely resources required to provide safe and effective care.
Enhancing communications between primary care and secondary care mental health with an Advice and Guidance service
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has introduced an Advice and Guidance service which enables GPs to use their EPR system to contact consultant psychiatrists in secondary care for clinical advice.
Integrating mental and physical healthcare at King’s Health Partners
King’s Health Partners worked to integrate mental and physical healthcare at a number of sites in south London to improve the support available for patients experiencing psychological distress while receiving treatment for a physical health condition.
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