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Bubbles primhe 2

  1. 1. Primhe Conference 2011 Welcome Dr Ian Walton
  2. 2. Themes <ul><li>Primary Care Mental Health is wellbeing, early detection and intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Good Primary Care Mental health focuses on the needs of the patient </li></ul><ul><li>Medically Unexplained Symptoms can be complex and effective treatment focuses on the whole individual </li></ul><ul><li>Effective education is the key to raising quality of care </li></ul>
  3. 3. What have we been up to? <ul><li>MUS workshops – Croydon, Liverpool, Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Researching and evaluating treatment for MUS </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forum </li></ul><ul><li>Education for Primary Care </li></ul>
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  5. 5. What have we been up to? <ul><li>MUS workshops – Croydon, Liverpool, Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Researching and evaluating treatmennt for MUS </li></ul><ul><li>Education for Primary Care </li></ul><ul><li>Service Users Network </li></ul>
  6. 6.   Increase in GP training in mental health 
  7. 7. GPs to listen and understand
  8. 8. A better understanding of the different types of mental illness by GPs. What is happening on the inside does not always show on the outside.
  9. 9. Listen to what is really the issue
  10. 10. Give me time Believe me
  11. 11. How and what type of information to give to patients about their illness I don’t understand the information about medication. Do I have a choice?
  12. 12. I want to be listened to by a person who understands not just by an automated machine.
  13. 13. There is no word for mental ill health in my language
  14. 14. I need to access help and support at home whilst my wife is ill
  15. 15. Dementia is scary. Can I stay at home with my wife?
  16. 16. I need support and understanding for me and my daughter.
  17. 17. Can I talk to someone about my mum?
  18. 18. Access to services quickly when me or my family need it
  19. 19. I need to be registered........
  20. 20. A closer working with the Community mental health teams. This is seen as something that is important as it does not really happen at the moment
  21. 21. A better review system when someone’s receiving medication. Having someone receiving the same medication year on year should not be happening in most cases.
  22. 22. I think it is important that GPs understand how important staying employed is.
  23. 23. I was scared and no one at college understood me. My GP did not judge me.
  24. 24. GPs to know that they are important . We are worried about the cuts.
  25. 25. Not to be afraid of advocating the use of alternative provider services to their patients.
  26. 26. GPs to realise that Psychological Therapies are not for everyone and neither are tablets.
  27. 27.   People are all different and what suits one does not necessarily suit another so there needs to be alternative treatments available.
  28. 28. Primhe conference