LMC GP Mental Health Services Survey 2021

From April 2021 Mental Health Workers have been included in the PCN ARR Scheme for the first time. In addition, under the terms of the NHS Community Mental Health Framework for Adults and Older Adults 2019, Mental Health Trusts are expected to redesign and re-organise core community mental health teams to move towards a new place-based, multidisciplinary service across health and social care aligned with Primary Care Networks. This survey is aimed at exploring current GP experience of local Mental Health Services for their patients in the context of these major initiatives.

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* 1. Thinking of your experience of your local Community Mental Health Team / Community Treatment Team services for adults under 65, how would you rate the service your patients currently receive in the following areas:

  Extremely Poor Poor Adequate Good Extremely Good Don't Know
Ease of making a referral for a new patient to CMHT / CTT
Ease of communicating with your CMHT / CTT about a patient already under their care
The rate at which your referrals to CMHT / CTT are rejected with or without assessment of the patient
Clarity of referral criteria / thresholds for CMHT / CTT
Waiting times for patients referred to CMHT / CTT
Overall service provided to your patients under the care of your CMHT / CTT
Quality and timeliness of your CTT / CMHT correspondence

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* 2. Thinking of your experience of your local Talking  / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services, how would you rate the service your patients currently receive in the following areas:

  Extremely Poor Poor Adequate Good Extremely Good Don't Know
Ease of making a referral for a new patient to Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services
Ease of communicating with your Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services about a patient already under their care
The rate at which your referrals to Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services are rejected with or without assessment of the patient
Clarity of referral criteria / thresholds for Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services
Waiting times for patients referred to Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services
Overall service provided to your patients under the care of your Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services
Quality and timeliness of your Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT services correspondence

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* 3. Thinking of your experience of your local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS, how would you rate the service your patients currently receive in the following areas:

  Extremely Poor Poor Adequate Good Extremely Good Don't Know
Ease of making a referral for a new patient to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS 
Ease of communicating with your Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS about a patient already under their care
The rate at which your referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS are rejected with or without assessment of the patient
Clarity of referral criteria / thresholds for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS
Waiting times for patients referred to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS
Overall service provided to your patients under the care of your Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS
Quality and timeliness of your Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS correspondence

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* 4. Thinking of your experience of your local Older Peoples Mental Health Services, how would you rate the service your patients currently receive in the following areas:

  Extremely Poor Poor Adequate Good Extremely Good Don't Know
Ease of making a referral for a new patient to Older Peoples Mental Health Services
Ease of communicating with your Older Peoples Mental Health Services about a patient already under their care
The rate at which your referrals to Older Peoples Mental Health Services are rejected with or without assessment of the patient
Clarity of referral criteria / thresholds for Older Peoples Mental Health Services
Waiting times for patients referred to Older Peoples Mental Health Services
Overall service provided to your patients under the care of your local Older Peoples Mental Health Services
Quality and timeliness of your Older Peoples Mental Health Services correspondence

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* 5. Thinking of your experience of your local Mental Health Crisis Team, how would you rate the service your patients currently receive in the following areas:

  Extremely Poor Poor Adequate Good Extremely Good Don't Know
Ease of making a referral for a new patient to your local Mental Health Crisis Team
The rate at which your referrals to your local Mental Health Crisis Team are rejected with or without assessment of the patient
Clarity of referral criteria / thresholds for your local Mental Health Crisis Team
Waiting times for patients referred to your local Mental Health Crisis Team (if relevant)
Overall service provided to your patients under the care of your Mental Health Crisis Team
Quality and timeliness of your Mental Health Crisis Team correspondence

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* 6. Over the course of the current Covid 19 pandemic, how do you feel the services offered by your local Mental Health Services to your patients have been affected?

  They have deteriorated significantly They have deteriorated to some extent They have remained about the same as before Covid 19 They have improved to some extent They have improved significantly Don't Know
CMHT / CTT Services for adults under 65
Talking / Psychological Therapies / IAPT Services
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services / CYPS
Older Peoples Mental Health Services
Mental Health Crisis Team Services

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* 7. Under the terms of the NHS Community Mental Health Framework for Adults and Older Adults published in 2019 Mental Health Trusts are expected to redesign and re-organise core community mental health teams to move towards a new place-based, multidisciplinary service across health and social care aligned with Primary Care Networks. 

To what extent is your local community mental health team being re-organised and aligned with your local Primary Care Network?

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* 8. Please add any additional comments which you feel are relevant when thinking about the service your patients currently receive from your local mental health services

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* 9. Which CCG area do you work in (if multiple please state the one in which most of your General Practice work is done)

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* 10. What is your main role as a GP

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* 11. What is your age?

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* 12. What is your ethnic group  (for equality monitoring purposes) ?

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