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The Language of Compassion in Acute Mental Health Care
In this article we examine the language of compassion in acute mental health care in the United Kingdom. Compassion is commonly defined as being sensitive to the suffering of others and showing a commitment to relieve it, ...
Exploring the relationship between postmigratory stressors and mental health for asylum seekers and refused asylum seekers in the UK
Numerous studies have linked the high rates of traumatic events experienced by refugees to the elevated rate of mental health problems in these populations. A growing body of evidence has also highlighted the importance ...
Bitesized teaching: Delivering knowledge of physical health issues in mental health settings
Bitesized teaching is an initiative that has worked successfully in Yorkshire and Derbyshire mental health services for the last 3 years. It involves the delivery of high-impact, 10-minute tutorials on physical health ...
Psychiatrists' access to electronic laboratory results
Aims and method A completed audit cycle, consisting of email surveys of all psychiatrists and a review of acute trust information technology registers was undertaken in Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, to assess ...
The use of routine outcome measures in two child and adolescent mental health services: A completed audit cycle
Background: Routine outcome measurement (ROM) is important for assessing the clinical effectiveness of health services and for monitoring patient outcomes. Within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the ...
Recording and documenting consent of 8-12 year olds in an outpatient child and adolescent mental health service
The article reports that Derbyshire Healthcare National Health Service Foundation Trust outpatient child and adolescent mental health services examined their practice to determine whether they enabled children to be an ...
A practical guide to working with depression: A cognitive nehavioural approach for mental health workers
(Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd, 2017)
Making Sense of Depression: A guide for mental health staff who work directly with clients with depression provides mental health workers in all public, private and voluntary sectors with information on the nature of ...
European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on quality assurance in mental healthcare.
Purpose To advance the quality of mental healthcare in Europe by developing guidance on implementing quality assurance. Methods We performed a systematic literature search on quality assurance in mental healthcare and ...
Profession-specific working in mental health: impacts for occupational therapists and service users
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Delayed discharge from mental health inpatient care in the UK
Background Delayed discharge from hospital creates additional pressure on staff and finances. While legal sanctions are in place for acute trusts, the concept of a delayed transfer is generally poorly defined in mental ...