Early intervention for first episode psychosis: Secondary care must become more responsive to primary careBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7462.401 (Published 12 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:401
- James N Hardy (email@example.com), general practitioner principal
- Bethnal Green Health Centre, London E2 6LL
EDITOR—Shiers and Lester observe that primary and secondary care must work together and that the wider involvement of the community is the key to success.1 However, they eschew a more detailed appraisal of these important issues in favour of a finger wagging at general practice.
They base their predication on several assumptions. Firstly, they assume that general practitioners neither …