Below is a list of useful reports, tools and documents that should be used to help EIP services prepare and meet the new standard.
Workforce Calculator – this calculator was created by the National Collaboration Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH), with help from the nation Expert Reference Group, to help local providers and commissioners plan their joint workforce capacity needs. This calculator will provide you with indicative levels of skilled staff your EI team requires.
EIP Standard Technical Guidance and related FAQs
Best practice NICE guidance:
- NICE quality standard [QS80] (2015) – psychosis and schizophrenia in adults
- NICE clinical guideline 178 (2014) – psychosis and schizophrenia in adults: treatment and management
- NICE clinical guideline 155 (2013) – psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people
- NICE quality standard [QS102] (2015) – Bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people
Other EIP resources
London Mental Health Dashboard – The London Mental Health Dashboard makes available London’s key mental health data in an easy to use format.
Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) – Information Standard notice and supporting documentation for reporting on the new MHSDS
Closing the gap: priorities for essential change in mental health (Jan 2014)– Sets out 25 priorities for change in how children and adults with mental health problems are supported and cared for.
The NHS England guidance on implementing the access and waiting time standard for early intervention into psychosis is intended to support local implementation of the EIP access and waiting time standard by CCG commissioners and mental health providers, working collaboratively with service users and their families or carers and partner organisations.
Guidance to support the introduction of access and waiting time standards for mental health services in 2015/16 (Feb 2015)