14 / 06 / 2016
The three years after symptoms of psychosis first appear are believed to be the most crucial period in successful treatment. Giving best practice, evidence-based care during this time gives the best possible chance of recovery.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued guidance on how best to care for patients experiencing psychosis. However, existing NHS IT systems make it difficult to collect the data which proves this is being followed, as well as support it to be implemented. It is also challenging to collect and analyse other data which is important in treatment of psychosis