Joint working in community mental health teams: implementation of an integrated care pathway.

@article{Rees2004JointWI,
  title={Joint working in community mental health teams: implementation of an integrated care pathway.},
  author={Gwyneth Rees and Guro Huby and Lian McDade and Lynne McKechnie},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={527-36}
}
Abstract Integration of community mental health services is a key policy objective that aims to increase quality and efficiency of care. Integrated care pathways (ICPs) are a mechanism designed to formalise multi-agency working at an operational level and are currently being applied to mental health services. Evidence regarding the impact of this tool to support joint working is mixed, and there is limited evidence regarding the suitability of ICPs for complex, community-based services. The… CONTINUE READING

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