What are the challenges to improving physical health care? Request for staff and service-user feedback
Improving physical health care for all service-users is both a national and a local priority. A physical health task and finish group has been set-up and is attended by staff with an interest in improving this aspect of care across the trust. Andria Hanbury (Associate for Evidence-Based Improvement) is pulling together a summary of the challenges to improving physical health care, as well as current trust activities aimed at improving physical health care. This information will be used to develop an evidence-based action plan aimed at improving physical health care across the trust.
The challenges to improvement include those relating to health professionals and the system in which they work (for example, need for refresher training on physical health care), as well as those relating to service-users (for example, reluctance to attend appointments in primary care).To ensure we identify all of the main issues, so that we can start to address them in a systematic way, we are seeking your feedback.
Please look at the diagram and let us know whether you feel we have captured the main challenges, and if not, what additional ones there are. There are no right or wrong answers: we are just interested in your feedback/opinions. Please leave a comment or send your feedback to Andria.firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 5th May. Thank you to those who have already fedback on barriers from a service-user perspective’’