Older people’s mental health – are you informed?
A new source of online information about older
people’s mental health has been set up on the
The Information Prescription Pilot provides
information for patients, their families and carers, and
professional staff so that patients can be directed to
appropriate services. It also highlights sources of
support to help people manage their condition.
The service is one of 20 pilot projects
nationwide being funded by the Department of Health and
is initially just dealing with depression, memory loss
It is hosted on the Isle of Wight Council
website at www.iwight.com/onelink/
Issue date: 25 October 2007
For further information, please contact the Communications Department, Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust, St Marys Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5TG. Telephone number 01983-552003 (out of hours please contact the switchboard)