GP Experiences: People's experiences of talking to their GP about their mental health.

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Report title 
GP Experiences: People's experiences of talking to their GP about their mental health.
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Lambeth
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 30 November, 2016
Type of report 
Other
Patient experience
Healthwatch reference number 
144392

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Not applicable
Primary research method used 
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Mental health
Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
58
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
Yes
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Not applicable
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Network related impact

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.