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This section provides access to guidance, resources and positive practice to inform commissioning for better outcomes for people with mental health problems, and to improve the mental health and wellbeing of communities.

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The Lester adaption 2014 Lester UK Adaption 2014

This clinical resource, named in honour of the late Professor Helen Lester, provides a simple framework for identifying and treating cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risks in patients with psychosis receiving antipsychotic medication. Read more »

Mental health dashboard Mental health dashboard

The mental health dashboard brings together information from a wide range of sources. It shows progress against objectives in the ‘No health without mental health strategy’ and gives a clear, concise picture of mental health outcomes. Read more »

Integration – Step by Step Integration – Step by Step

This online tool, published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, aims to help you achieve better integrated working and in doing so deliver quality care and support around the needs of the individual, their family and their carers. Read more »

Outcome measures

This knowledge summary provides an introduction to understanding mental health outcome measures. It covers general and patient rated outcome measures and specific measures for emotional difficulties, bipolar disorder, psychosis, substance misues and cognitive function. Read more »