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  • New publication: A new paper using POMH-UK data from Topic 19a has recently been published in the Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology journal: 'Prescribing for moderate or severe unipolar depression in patients under the long-term care of UK adult mental health services'. A link to this paper and all other POMH published papers can be found in the POMH-UK resources area.
  • New report and slide-sets released: We're pleased to confirm that the report and accompanying slide-sets for Topic 17b 'Use of depot/LAI antipsychotics for relapse prevention' are now available to download from the POMH-UK members' area 

      Topic 17b report image

  • Early release of criteria and standards: The confirmed eligibility criteria, practice standards and treatment target for QIP topic 20a ‘Improving the quality of valproate prescribing in mental health services’, have been released early to members following feedback at our recent POMH-UK events. 
  • New publication: A new paper using POMH-UK data from Topic 16b has recently been published in the Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology journal: 'Physical health monitoring after rapid tranquillisation: clinical practice in UK mental health services'. A link to this paper and all other POMH published papers can be found in the POMH-UK resources area.
  • New slide-sets released: Slide sets for Topic 19a 'Prescribing for depression in adult mental health services' are now available to download from the POMH-UK Members' Area.  
  • Membership renewals: A new membership year begins on 1 January 2020. We're now inviting members to renew their membership of POMH-UK. If your membership is coming to an end, you can sign-up again by completing our online joining form. Information on POMH-UK and our upcoming topics can be found in our Recruitment Leaflet and QIP calendar for 2020. If your membership term does not end this year, you can update your existing details using our membership update form.
  • New report released: Our latest report, Topic 19a 'Prescribing for depression in adult mental health services' has now been released to members. Reports are available to download from the POMH-UK  members' area

      19a report cover

  • New slide sets released: Our latest slide sets for Topic 7f 'Monitoring of patients prescribed lithium' and Topic 6d 'Assessment of side-effects of depot/LAI antipsychotics' have now been released to members. Slide sets are available to download from the POMH-UK  members' area.  
  • New report released: Our latest reports, Topic 7f 'Monitoring of patients prescribed lithium' and Topic 6d 'Assessment of side-effects of depot/LAI antipsychotics' have now been released to members. Reports are available to download from the POMH-UK Members' Area

     NP 7F COVER      6d side-effects report_cover  

  • POMH-UK 2020 calendar: A revised calendar-style planner for 2020 is now available from our Resources page, helping members plan their audit activities.

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    • New change interventions: 
      • The latest version of our Ready Reckoner tool (version 8) has now been released.
      • We have also made available a lithium register template (topic 7), to support improvements in monitoring practice, along with guidance on how to use it.
      • We recently released a change intervention for Topic 18a ‘The use of clozapine’, to address the maintenance of Summary Care Records (SCRs).

    These change interventions are available to download from the POMH-UK members' area

           Ready reckoner_v8        Topic 7 Lithium_register_template     Topic 18_SCR

     

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