Poorer cardiovascular screening, diagnosis and management if you have a mental illness


Joanne Wallace summarises a systematic review that highlights disparities in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in people with mental illness.

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Health policy decisions are based on experiences rather than high-quality research, according to survey

Research written on blackboard

Introduction People living with chronic disease often have a poor quality of life, and, for the NHS, it results in a significant cost and resource burden, with people facing years of treatment. It makes sense therefore to make sure that health services are run as efficiently as possible, while maintaining or improving levels of quality. [read the full story…]