The PPE guidance applies to all mental healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors, allied health, lived experience workforce, psychosocial disability support workers and other staff that are in direct contact with mental health consumers.
WHO guidelines: Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disordersResource | 2018
WHO’s “Guidelines on management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders” provide evidence-based, up-to-date recommendations to practitioners on how to recognize and manage comorbid physical and mental health conditions.
Keeping Body and Mind Together - Improving the physical health of people with mental illnessResource | 2015
This RANZCP report is one in a series that examines the barriers to health care for people with both mental and physical illness, and what can be done to reduce these barriers.
National Health Survey: Mental Health and co-existing physical health conditionsResource | 2015
This publication provides a cross-section of results from the National Health Survey, 2014-15. It provides an overview of selected characteristics of people with co-existing health conditions, in particular, people with co-existing mental and physical health conditions.