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The physical care of people with a mental health problem is increasingly recognised as an essential part of their overall care, and has become a major...

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Enduring or chronic physical health conditions frequently have an impact on mental health and wellbeing. Mental health practitioners need to be able...

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People with mental illness experience physical health problems at a far higher rate than the rest of the community, and without intervention can...

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