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Delivering and evaluating services

2nd March 2021

 Recommended actions to take Support high-quality – early detection – screening and interventions for risk factors of cardio metabolic disease, linking to a range of community health promotions and wellbeing resources. Carry out the recommended physical health assessments for people on the serious mental illness (SMI) register, in line with national guidance: Comprehensive cardio-metabolic risk […]

Stolen years online resources

24th April 2018

Use our information, tools and resources to plan and implement changes to local healthcare to support the needs of people who are experiencing serious mental illness (SMI). [ssba_hide]

Closing the mortality gap

26th October 2017

A guide to help support and inform commissioners to improve the physical health of individuals with serious mental illness (SMI).  There is clear evidence that individuals with serious mental illness have high rates of physical illness. They are less likely to gain from public health interventions or receive appropriate screening, diagnosis and treatment for a range of […]

Healthy lives project

14th March 2016

This report outlines the findings of research conducted as part of the Stolen Years Project – a co-production approach funded by Healthy London Partnership and carried out by the National Survivor User Network (NSUN), a user-led organisation. Londoners who were over 18, with a serious mental illness diagnosis, unpaid carers or family members of people […]

Access and admissions

5th March 2016

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 […]


5th March 2016

Recommended actions to take Evaluate coverage of lifestyle interventions for physical health and the degree to which they are integrated and accessible across care sectors and environments, including community-based health promotion and wellbeing initiatives. Support whole system preventative interventions to address smoking and substance misuse rates and related harms Ensure that systems are in place […]

Data and digital technology

5th March 2016

Recommended actions to take Invest in data quality and coding improvements to better understand those living with serious mental illness (SMI) and their current access to services, in addition to the impact and outcome of those services. Use understanding of population needs to develop enhanced pathways or arrangements for those needing extra support to access […]

Workforce development

5th March 2016

Recommendations actions to take Support the development of a workforce that is confident and competent at delivering physical health checks for people with serious mental illness (SMI), and can refer patients on to services as required. Develop cross-sector staffing models to deliver screening, monitoring and evidence based treatments. Deliver a training plan and standardised screening […]

Integrated care

5th March 2016

Recommended actions to take Develop a physical health strategy appropriate for people with serious mental illness (SMI), to be reviewed annually, which has: been developed in collaboration with other providers and commissioners clear leadership and reporting lines to the Board (or equivalent) clear, measurable deliverables and outcomes implementation plans protected staff and funding to deliver […]

Service user voice

5th March 2016

Recommended actions to take Provide accessible services for people with serious mental illness (SMI) as required to meet their needs, clearly monitoring and addressing health outcomes. Ensure that systems are in place to engage and support attendance among those who are harder to reach (i.e. longer appointments, peer support opportunities etc). Ensure that care planning […]