- Identification of current Liaison Mental Health service provision across Cheshire and Merseyside.
- Developing best practice pathways which provide an exemplary model of Liaison Mental Health services.
- Engaged with NHS England Medical Directorate to ensure existing priorities were applied within the model.
- Creating a framework for levels of education
- Supporting the upskilling of staff and Identifying skills gaps within general MDTs, linked to local needs assessments.
- Provide clinical expertise and guidance to improve overall Mental Health services and outcomes.
- Identification of variation in access to psychological therapies and development of best practice models.
- Support the implementation of the actions from the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat.
- Development of a MH Collaborative Commissioning Forum will be a major enhancement in terms of influencing the wider MH agenda and reducing unwarranted variation.
- Identification of the baseline and variation for access and waiting times for Eating disorders.
- Development and implementation of an early intervention in psychosis pathway which addresses capacity and access issues.
- Development and implementation of a pathway for liaison psychiatry which addresses capacity and access issues.
- Development of frameworks to ensure that physical health needs of mental health patients are aligned.
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