News

Mental health experts should offer training to GPs, report says

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7229.208/a (Published 22 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:208
  1. Oona Mashta
  1. London

    Mental health services for elderly people in England and Wales are patchy and inconsistent, with wide variations in resources, according to a new report by the public health expenditure watchdog, the Audit Commission.

    People aged over 65 with dementia or depression often fail to receive the help they need, owing to a lack of joint working between agencies, says the study. It claims that old people and their carers often miss out on …

    View Full Text

    Sign in

    Log in through your institution

    Free trial

    Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
    Sign up for a free trial

    Subscribe