As part of their joined research fellowship programme 'Sustainability in Mental Health' The Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare are asking NHS Trust sustainability leads to complete a survey to find out about the sustainable practices in every Trust.
The intention is that this will provide a useful tool for you as it will provide feedback and comparative data for you to know how your Trust compares against other Trusts. It will also be used to write a publication for the Health Services Journal.
Question: What should our priority be as psychiatrists?
Answer: The mental health of our patients!
Unfortunately, it is not as simple as that! Questions such as ‘where does the responsibility for our patient’s mental health begin and end?’ and ‘what measures do we use to define mental health?’ begin to surface, alongside many more questions…
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