PRIMROSE – Interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people living with severe mental illness – implementation expertise


UCLP-Primrose intervention aims to improve the assessment and management of cardiovascular disease in individuals with severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia. By integrating UCLPartners Proactive Care frameworks with Primrose-A, the initiative seeks to provide targeted physical health interventions and economic efficiencies within existing healthcare systems, ultimately reducing health inequalities.

This research project evaluated the implementation of UCLP-Primrose across various general practices in London and Bradford. The results have so far shown a host of facilitators and barriers to implementing PRIMROSE. The intervention is generally seen positively by all stakeholders but implementation depends on a number of facilitators being in place e.g. financing, time to problem solve the implementation, strong team and adoption processes.


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