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GP training should involve psychiatry placement, BMA says


Why do we have GP's and psychiatrists anyway? Surely a doctor should be able to manage both situations and not have a system that works with the psychiatrist working form the neck up and the GP working from the neck day! When will the NHS realise that the head are body are attached?. Patients suffer severe discrimination once they are known to use mental health services, and once in the system, their is no escape. Patients should be treated a s a whole, this would help avoid the stigma and discrimination that most mental health patients suffer. If you have a heart problem you may see a cardiologist but remain under the care of the GP, if you have a mental health problem, GP's and mental health care are divorced from each other ... mental health care really needs a revolution!

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07 May 2014

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