Physical & mental health

Physical health problems and long-term conditions make mental health problems worse, and vice versa. We're finding ways to fix this by researching how these complex needs can be met together including setting up liaison psychiatry teams and integrating therapy with GP services.


Equally Well

A new collaborative to support the physical health of people with a mental illness

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Co-morbidities: physical health and mental health problems together

The cost to the health system and to wider society of mental health problems among people with physical illnesses is considerable.

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Parity of esteem

Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. There are however many areas where parity of esteem has not yet been realised.

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Liaison psychiatry

Psychiatric liaison services provide mental health care to people being treated for physical health conditions in general hospitals.

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The unspoken frontier: meeting the emotional needs of people with cancer

Moira from Macmillan Cancer Support looks at what is needed to support the mental health of people facing cancer

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Coping through football

Can football improve the physical and mental health of someone living with mental health difficulties?

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Mental health and older people – time to make some noise

Toby Williamson looks at the 'little Cinderella' of mental health

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Improving Physical Health Outcomes for people with Mental Health Conditions

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De Vere West One Conference Centre, London