Mental Health Practitioner

Mental Health Practitioner


  1.  Natasha Middleton


The MH practitioner role will be employed and provided in collaboration with our community mental health provider ELFT and imbedded in the PCN.


The PCN will be able to define the scope of the role and profession required. Options include Counsellor, Clinical associate in Psychology, Psychologist, Psychiatric Nurse or MH OT.


The role could support several functions:


  • support shared decision-making about self-management.
  • facilitate onward access to treatment services.
  • provide brief psychological interventions, where qualified to do so and where appropriate.


PCN have the opportunity to look at where help is needed in practices in choosing the type of role to employ.