9.64 Solving the Crisis in General Practice and A&E by Co-Creating a Mindful Primary Care Mental Health Service in the Community

Paper for Brighton and Hove Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) and Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT)
By John Kapp, 22, Saxon Rd Hove BN3 4LE, 01273 417997
26.9.13, for Social Enterprise Complementary Thearpy Company (SECTCo)

Solving the crisis in general practice and A&E by co-creating a mindful primary care mental health service in the community

1    Summary conclusions about the cause and cure of the crisis
2    Recommendations to solve the crisis in primary care
3    This proposal could solve the crisis in general practice
      (The RCGP survey shows ‘the profession is at breaking point.')
4    Conventional (drug) treatments are doing more harm than good
5    NHS England’s consultation on developing general practice 14.8.13
6    Government requirements – ‘Parity of esteem between physical and mental health.’
7    What is the difference between a primary and secondary care mental health service?
8    The primary care mental health service provided in Swindon and Wiltshire
9    How could a primary care mental health service in Sussex be provided?
10    The DoH call for innovative ways of delivering better outcomes
     (including Dr Geraldine Hoban’s proposal for homeless people)
11    Patient access simply transformed by better use of the telephone
12    The Any Qualified Provider (AQP) route (applied to the city and Sussex)
13    Should this service be put out to retender? (No)
14    An example of how complementary therapy can help in mental health recovery
15    SECTCo’s bid to provide a community mental health service, July 012
16    Questions which could form the basis of a survey, or focus groups
17    Conclusion – Please commission this community based free A&E service for mental health
18    References
Appendix 1    List of papers written in the last 4 years for the NHS and council by John Kapp,
and published on section 9

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