Mental Health

The resources listed below have been developed by South West London & St George‚Äôs Mental Health NHS Trust Drugs and Therapeutics Committee (DTC) to help to optimise medicines use for mental health conditions across South West London to provide safe, quality, cost-effective care. They support evidence-based, cost-effective choices and should improve patient care and experience by ensuring consistency between care settings. The DTC is made up of psychiatrist, nurses, specialist mental health pharmacists, service users, carers, GP and pharmacy representation from primary care.

The following SWLStG guidelines can be accessed from the links below.

Monitoring of Psychotropic Medicines during COVID19

Depression and anxiety treatment guidelines

Guidelines for Treatment with antipsychotics

Guidelines for Deprescribing

Recommended on-going physical monitoring of Psychotropic medication for GPs

Easy read patient leaflets on mental health medicines can be accessed here

There are also a number of other useful resources which can be accessed here