Mental health in primary care

Mental health in primary care

7 June 2017

London

Both the GP Forward view and the Five year forward view for mental health highlight the importance of integrating mental health and primary care services to provide better experiences and outcomes for patients.

This event will showcase some of the best practice taking place across England in integrating mental health and primary care, demonstrating the benefits for both the mental health and primary care workforce and providing more joined-up and holistic care for patients and service users.

What will you gain at this event?
  • Updates on the Five year forward view for mental health and the GP Forward view and what national bodies are providing to support more integrated working.
  • Learning from the vanguards on how their new care models incorporate mental health in primary care settings.
  • Case studies on how joint working can help GPs support people with complex needs, new roles for IAPT services (Improving access to psychological therapies), and innovative approaches towards supporting people with a range of mental health problems in primary care.
  • Discussions on how to best support and develop the primary care and mental health workforce.

For more information please go here.

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