Recommended actions to take
- Ensure access to the full range of evidence based treatment interventions and use delivery approaches that increase their efficacy e.g. personalisation, social prescribing, links to government agencies, voluntary sector and community based health promotion and wellbeing initiatives.
- Reduce unplanned admissions and support improved identification and management of acute and long term conditions through improving coding, shared learning and interventions to reduce unplanned admissions:
- Mental health trusts to work with acute trusts in implementing and improving services for people with serious mental illness (SMI) who present to A&E.
- Mental health trusts to work with primary care practices to reduce unplanned admissions.