Rise in emergency admissions linked with mental health

Parish, Colin
November 2015
Emergency Nurse;Nov2015, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p7
Academic Journal
The article cites a British survey by the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation which found that people with mental health problems have higher rate of emergency hospital admissions than the rest of population. It notes that people with mental health problems have poorer physical health and those with serious mental illness die younger. It also mentions the call for parity of esteem between physical and mental ill-health to address the disparities.


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