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Round up: #MHAW16, integrated care and views from chief execs

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.

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