[PDF] Recognising the importance of physical health in mental health and intellectual disability : achieving parity of outcomes

Source:
British Medical Association - BMA
Publisher:
British Medical Association (BMA)
Publication date:
21 May 2014

Abstract

This report offers a comprehensive guide to the extent of the problem facing the NHS across the UK and makes recommendations to achieve 'whole person' care for patients with a mental health condition or intellectual disability.  The report cals for efforts to focus on the following areas: promoting prevention and early intervention strategies; delivering joined-up care; and enhancing training and workforce planning.