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Dr Sheila Hardy is Education Fellow, UCLPartners and Visiting Fellow for Primary Care, University of Northampton. She is the co-author of The Primary Care Guide to Mental Health: A Practical and Theoretical Guide for Nurses and AHPs

Are we bothered about Billy? Are we bothered about Billy?

This article, co-authored by leading GPs and academics, explores why the 2014/15 GP contract settlement, and in particular the decision to abandon the QOF requirement to monitor regularly weight, blood glucose and lipids, appears at odds with the government’s commitment to address the 15-20 year mortality gap for people with severe mental illness. Read more »