The Mind & Body Programme at King’s Health Partners supports a number of projects across the partnership that are working to integrate physical and mental healthcare.
Integrating Mental & Physical healthcare: Research, Training & Services (IMPARTS)
A screening project in physical health outpatient clinics to detect anxiety and depression in those with physical health conditions.
Integrating our Mental and Physical Healthcare Systems (IMPHS)
The Mind & Body Programme received funding from Maudsley Charity for the 3-year Integrating our Mental and Physical Healthcare Systems (IMPHS) project which has focused on closing the mortality gap for patients at South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. The project aimed to identify physical health interventions that could better support the lives of patients living with severe and enduring mental illnesses.
The Pain: Equality of care and support in the community (PEACS) project
A new care pathway being developed for people living with chronic pain in Lambeth and being piloted in the Stockwell Primary Care Network (PCN), a partnership of five GP surgeries.
Resource for Electronic Development of Interventions for Talking Therapies in Long-Term Conditions (RE-EDITT) and Compass
A project developing an electronic cognitive behavioural therapy tool, called Compass, that is tailored to those with long-term conditions.
3 Dimensions for Long-Term Conditions (3DLC)
A multi-disciplinary service that integrates mind and body care for patients with heart failure, hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Physical Health in Severe Mental Illness (SMI)
A group of projects across our partner organisations aiming to improve the physical health of those with SMI. While SMI does not have a precise definition, we include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, bipolar disorder and other long-term mental health disorders.
Leukaemia UK Mind and Body Team
A project funded by the charity Leukaemia UK to improve physical and mental healthcare for people and families living with blood cancer and related diseases.
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) for Long Term Conditions
IAPT is an NHS England programme to improve treatments for people with anxiety and depression. We support a series of projects working towards increased integration and collaboration between local IAPT services, and local primary and secondary care services for those with long-term conditions.
Mind & Body Research
All across King's Health Partners, we are supporting research that will support better mind and body care in the future, including by using the data generated by IMPARTS.
SHRINE (Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Inclusion and Empowerment)
SHRINE: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Inclusion and Empowerment, is a four-year Mind and Body project launched on 16 May 2016 and funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.
SHRINE delivers and evaluates sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH) for three specific communities in Lambeth and Southwark.
King's Health Partners Learning Disability Strategy
In 2020, King’s Health Partners finalised and published the Learning Disability Strategy which is a collaboration across the partnership and incorporates the views of people with lived experience of learning disabilities and autism and their families and carers. The strategy is being delivered and monitored by a Working Group of professionals across mental health services, acute trusts and community teams in partnership with social care and the voluntary sector.