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Promoting Equitable Uptake of Physical Health Checks for People with Severe Mental Illness
NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) and the Race and Health Observatory (RHO) are delighted to invite you to a strategic online panel session on the importance of physical health checks for people with Severe Mental Illness (SMI).
The event will be opened by Amanda Pritchard, NHSE/I Chief Executive, and chaired by Marie Gabriel, Chair of the RHO.
Through the Long Term Plan, the NHS has committed to increase access to annual physical health-checks for people SMI, who experience stark health inequalities with poorer health outcomes and a reduced life expectancy by 15-20 years. In addition, the prevalence of SMI is higher amongst black and minority ethnic groups and it is vital that we provide tailored support to ensure equal access to checks.