Primary concerns a better deal for mental health in primary care

Primary Concerns: A consensus paper on primary care mental health care by the Mental Health Foundation and the Pharmaceutical Schizophrenia Initiative.

Six key ways to deliver  better, more person-centred primary care services for people who have mental health problems, covering:

  • practice-based commissioning for mental health
  • age inclusive services
  • addressing physical health and mental health needs
  • education and training for the primary care workforce
  • health promotion and community involvement in practice based commissioning
  • developing flexible, imaginative and innovative services to offer real choice.