Developing a measurement framework
Matt Fossey & Michael Parsonage
4 June 2014
Psychological medicine, and the liaison psychiatrists and teams who deliver it, are key to the future integrated management of long term medical conditions as well as mental health conditions presenting outside formal mental health settings.
Psychiatric service models that seek to bring its benefits to the people in our acute care hospitals and medical and surgical care pathways have struggled to defend their value for the want of adequate measures of outcome.
Audience: health services, practitioners, hospitals.