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Achieving Continuity of Care: Facilitators and Barriers in Community Mental Health Teams

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Background: The integration of mental health and social services for people diagnosed with severe mental illness (SMI) has been a key aspect of attempts to reform mental health services in the UK and aims to minimise user and carer distress and confusion arising from service discontinuities. Community mental health teams (CMHTs) are a key component of UK policy for integrated service delivery, but implementing this policy has raised considerable organisational challenges. The aim of this stud...

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10.1186/1748-5908-6-23

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Belling, R More by this author
Whittock, M More by this author
McLaren, S More by this author
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Journal:
Implementation Science
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2011-03-18
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EISSN:
1748-5908
URN:
uuid:b159a2d9-b0fc-49ed-9b38-022896234ecf
Source identifiers:
176925
Local pid:
pubs:176925
Language:
English

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