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Dual Diagnosis National Programme update

Dual Diagnosis National Programme update NEWS Dual Diagnosis National Programme update Ann Gorry and Tom Dodd Joint National Dual Diagnosis Programme Leads The National Dual Diagnosis Programme is part will be freely available once completed of the Improving Mental Health Care Pathways and piloted. programme, within the National Mental Health ! Production of a user-defined outcomes Development Unit. The programme actively framework developed in conjunction with promotes and supports the development of dual service users from across the country. This will diagnosis service improvement, in conjunction be available to guide commissioning, planning, with local partners, to embed the philosophy of developing and monitoring services. ‘mainstreaming’ across mental health services, and to ensure that dual diagnosis is everyone’s business. Looking ahead, there will undoubtedly be increasing demands on services and commissioners to ensure Update on programme that the quality of provision is not compromised deliverables for 2009/10: due to economic pressures. At times of uncertainty, ! Continuation of the series of regional events innovative practice can demonstrate added value, to promote the dual diagnosis themed review and innovative commissioning can support this. recommendations (Department of Health, 2008). The programme plans to review positive practice ! Collaboration with the National Alcohol around commissioning, particularly across sectors, Improvement Programme to capture and develop and around using incentives to drive quality innovation across both programmes, in particular improvements. The programme leads would be to highlight the issues around alcohol misuse and pleased to hear about any examples that readers mental health. would like to highlight. ! Production of a suite of dual diagnosis training products for assertive outreach/early intervention/ Addresses for correspondence community mental health/inpatient/crisis teams. Ann Gorry ! Continuation of support to PROGRESS (the Email: Ann.gorry@nmhdu.org.uk national consortium of consultant nurses in Tom Dodd dual diagnosis and substance use) to develop Email: Tom.dodd@nmhdu.org.uk the website (www.dualdiagnosis.co.uk), which promotes dual diagnosis information and Reference Department of Health (2008) Themed Review 07: Dual knowledge sharing across the country. Diagnosis. London: Department of Health. Available at: ! In collaboration with PROGRESS, we are currently www.nmhdu.org.uk/silo/files/dual-diagosis-themed-review- developing a Level 1 e-learning package, which report-2007.pdf (accessed January 2010). 10.5042/add.2010.0104 36 Advances in Dual Diagnosis Volume 2 Issue 4 December 2009 © Pier Professional Ltd http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Dual Diagnosis Emerald Publishing

Dual Diagnosis National Programme update

Advances in Dual Diagnosis , Volume 2 (4): 1 – Feb 23, 2010

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NEWS Dual Diagnosis National Programme update Ann Gorry and Tom Dodd Joint National Dual Diagnosis Programme Leads The National Dual Diagnosis Programme is part will be freely available once completed of the Improving Mental Health Care Pathways and piloted. programme, within the National Mental Health ! Production of a user-defined outcomes Development Unit. The programme actively framework developed in conjunction with promotes and supports the development of dual service users from across the country. This will diagnosis service improvement, in conjunction be available to guide commissioning, planning, with local partners, to embed the philosophy of developing and monitoring services. ‘mainstreaming’ across mental health services, and to ensure that dual diagnosis is everyone’s business. Looking ahead, there will undoubtedly be increasing demands on services and commissioners to ensure Update on programme that the quality of provision is not compromised deliverables for 2009/10: due to economic pressures. At times of uncertainty, ! Continuation of the series of regional events innovative practice can demonstrate added value, to promote the dual diagnosis themed review and innovative commissioning can support this. recommendations (Department of Health, 2008). The programme plans to review positive practice ! Collaboration with the National Alcohol around commissioning, particularly across sectors, Improvement Programme to capture and develop and around using incentives to drive quality innovation across both programmes, in particular improvements. The programme leads would be to highlight the issues around alcohol misuse and pleased to hear about any examples that readers mental health. would like to highlight. ! Production of a suite of dual diagnosis training products for assertive outreach/early intervention/ Addresses for correspondence community mental health/inpatient/crisis teams. Ann Gorry ! Continuation of support to PROGRESS (the Email: Ann.gorry@nmhdu.org.uk national consortium of consultant nurses in Tom Dodd dual diagnosis and substance use) to develop Email: Tom.dodd@nmhdu.org.uk the website (www.dualdiagnosis.co.uk), which promotes dual diagnosis information and Reference Department of Health (2008) Themed Review 07: Dual knowledge sharing across the country. Diagnosis. London: Department of Health. Available at: ! In collaboration with PROGRESS, we are currently www.nmhdu.org.uk/silo/files/dual-diagosis-themed-review- developing a Level 1 e-learning package, which report-2007.pdf (accessed January 2010). 10.5042/add.2010.0104 36 Advances in Dual Diagnosis Volume 2 Issue 4 December 2009 © Pier Professional Ltd

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Advances in Dual DiagnosisEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 23, 2010

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