Parity of esteem – reducing the diabetes risk and improving diabetes management for patients with a serious mental illness (SMI)

Learning Outcomes:

  • To raise the awareness of multi professional clinical teams of the increased risk of premature mortality for patients with a severe Mental Illness
  • To highlight how people with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, abnormal lipid levels or diabetes
  • To educate teams on how through collaborative working we can improve patient outcomes and minimize the impact on primary and secondary care services

Wednesday 14th November 2018

12:15 - 12:45

Diabetes Co-Morbidities: Mental Health & Wellbeing & Renal

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Group Nurse & Director Safer Care, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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