Physical Health in Adults
report on what can be done to improve physical and mental health
People with all forms of mental
disorders and learning disabilities have worse physical health and
die earlier than people in general population.
Clinicians need information and appropriate resources to be able to
identify and improve the physical health of their
patients. Patients and carers need information about physical
health conditions and treatment e.g. psychotropic medication.
This section of the website provides links to key information
- Clinical Guidance: physical health
risks in people with mental conditions, NICE guidance on mental
disorders with associated physical conditions, and essential
physical health guidelines
- Resources: screening tools,
recording systems and tools for monitoring physical