Supporting the whole person: Why physical health matters for patients with severe mental illness

10 Mar 2023


People living with severe mental illness experience profound healthcare inequalities and have a reduced life expectancy of 15-20 years, particularly from cardiovascular disease (CVD), due to excess modifiable risk factors. The Primrose project is all about reducing cardiovascular disease risk in people with severe mental illness.

This blog, published by ARC Yorkshire & Humber, introduces Primose's history and work programme. It is written by new research fellows Philippa Shaw (UCL) and Zuneera Khurshid, and mental health integrated care research lead Gemma Copsey.

Read the blog here

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