The following plan was today put forward for trial roll out at outreach clinics of CMHP-Kottayam. The purpose is for continued onsite training and hand-holding of General Practitioners who have already received offsite training (one week) at the nodal center (Govt. Medical College, Kottayam). Suggestions are welcome as comments.
Mental-health INto General-practice Linkage Effort
Trained-Medical-officer (CHC) and the visiting Field-Psychiatrist (NRHM) to jointly run the monthly mental-health clinics (CMHP) in the respective peripheral centers. Trial run to be rolled out in selected 5 CMHP clinics. Clinics selected based on trained medical officer present, adequate staff strength at CHC, adequate clinical load for training purpose.
- Field Psychiatrist and CHC Medical officer will jointly see new patients registered at clinic. This is for hands-on mutual learning experience and formulating care plan in the periphery setting.
- CHC MO shall independently see stable patients as part of routine follow-up in the clinic. This is for confidence building to see cases independently.
- The Trained MO to spare time from 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM (1 hr) exclusively for CMHP clinic.
- Patronage from MO in-charge of the CHC, DMO/ Deputy DMO for this initiative.
Particulars of a select list of CHCs (Community Health Centers)
|Serial no.||Name of CHC||Trained MO present||Adequate no. of patients in clinic|
|1.||xxx1||Dr yyy1||Yes (2z)|
|2.||xxx2||Dr yyy2||Yes (1z)|
|3.||xxx3||Dr yyy3||Yes (1z)|
|4.||xxx4||Dr yyy4||Yes (1z)|
|5.||xxx5||Dr yyy5||Yes (1z)|
|6.||xxx6||Dr yyy6||Yes (1z)|