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Improving physical health monitoring

A community health nurse in Bradford designed an electronic template, for use in primary care, to improve physical health monitoring of people with mental health problems.

Primary Care | Secondary Care
Unique ID: FRAM509

Caption: A sign indicating the hospital building and grounds are smoke free. No smoking. Smoke Free Site. 

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Improving smoking cessation support

Two acute wards at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust improved monitoring of smoking status and opportunities for intervention.

Secondary Care | Support Services
Unique ID: Diab019

Caption: White female Community Diabetes Nurse Specialist showing a white female person with diabetes information on how people with diabetes control sugar levels.

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Improving diabetes care

Joshua Ward, at East London NHS Foundation Trust, involved service users in the detection and management of diabetes.

Secondary Care
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Improving physical health care in psychosis

People who receive antipsychotic therapy may experience side effects which negatively impact on their physical health, for example weight gain, leading to other associated health issues such as heart disease and diabetes.

Primary Care | Secondary Care | Support Services
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Managing weight gain

A team at the Newham Centre for Mental Health, at East London NHS Foundation Trust, worked with service users to develop ways to monitor and reduce weight gain.

Secondary Care | Service Users | Support Services