Letters Parity for mental and physical health

Doctors in all specialties need more training in mental health

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7527 (Published 16 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7527
  1. Peter L Cornwall, consultant psychiatrist1
  1. 1Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, Middlesbrough TS4 3AF, UK
  1. lennycornwall{at}nhs.net

Millard and Wessely suggest that parity of esteem between mental and physical health is more about respect and hope than it is about money.1 I would argue that it is also about medical training. At medical school, clinical skills teaching …

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