Skills and training commissioning in primary care mental health

To understand where gaps in training and competency are in primary care and support and develop new and existing training where needed.


The project reviewed the mental health training available to staff in a primary care setting and developed a common competency framework against which the training can be mapped.


Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, the Royal Colleges of Nursing and GPs, Mind and NHS England


A report with analysis of existing mental health training for primary care professionals to mental health competency frameworks.  

Project lead

Brian Rock

Director of Education & Training / Dean of Postgraduate Studies

Brian Rock

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