Nuffield Trust, October 2015
A new study published by the Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation, suggests that people with mental ill health are not having their physical health adequately managed, despite being known to the NHS for their mental health needs. People with mental ill health had almost five times more emergency hospital admissions last year relative to people without; yet the vast majority of these emergency admissions were not explicitly to support mental health needs, and a proportion of them were potentially preventable.
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