Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN Primary Care Database 2000-2007

Abstract

People with severe mental illnesses (SMI), including schizophrenia,are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Guidelinesrecommend regular CVD screening and in the United Kingdom, since2004, General Practitioners are remunerated for annual reviews.

Publication
Schizophrenia Research
Gianluca Baio
Gianluca Baio
Professor of Statistics and Health Economics