Five quick links
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Twitter has been full of interesting and important discussions at #MHAW16.
Vast majority of GPs concerned about child mental health services – Iona Twaddell reports for Pulse on the results of a poll of GPs in England.
GPs like me can’t help mental health patients in 10 minutes – it’s cruel – J Ratnarajan, GP, writes in the Guardian that 10 minute appointments “do no justice to the complexity of issues surrounding a person’s depression”.
The language of integration crosses borders, just like the challenges – Elizabetta Zanon looks at the common principles behind delivering successful integrated care in Europe.
Listening again to NHS chief executives – Chris Ham, Chief Executive of the King’s Fund, highlights some of the themes emerging from the King’s Fund’s new report The Chief Executive’s tale: views from the front line of the NHS.
In case you missed it
Letting patients tell their stories – Dhruv Khullar, M.D. writes about understanding patients as people.