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Qualitative study investigating the commissioning process for older people's services provided by third sector organisations: SOPRANO study protocol
INTRODUCTION: The commissioning of third sector services for older people may influence the quality, availability and coordination of services for older people. The SOPRANO study aims to understand the relationships between ...
Inpatient forensic-psychiatric care: Legal frameworks and service provision in three European countries
Laws governing the detention and treatment of mentally disordered offenders (MDOs) vary widely across Europe, yet little information is available about the features of these laws and their comparative advantages and ...
Managing madness, murderers and paedophiles: Understanding change in the field of English forensic psychiatry
This paper discusses changes occurring in the field of English forensic psychiatry which appear to be linked to feelings of discomfort amongst medical professionals who manage care in such settings. These changes are neither ...
Evaluation of third party medication errors reported in a UK community and mental health care trust
Introduction: Medication errors have been cited as the cause of 5-8% of unplanned hospital admissions creating a significant burden on the NHS.<sup>1</sup> Learning from adverse incidents was identified as a priority in ...
BAP Position Statement: Off-label prescribing of psychotropic medication to children and adolescents
The off-label use of medicines for children and adolescents remains a common and important issue for prescribing practice across child and adolescent psychiatry, paediatrics and primary care. This editorial focusses on ...
How to do well in the OSPHE: Examiner comments about candidate performances in the Faculty membership examination Part B (OSPHE)
The article presents a briefing for information the Observed Structured Public Health Examination Committee (OSPHE) about refinements, improvements and quality control of the exam and help the Education Committee and ...
Mistakes I have made: And things they taught me while working as a peer
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the development and progression of offering peer support using personal reflections on mistakes. The paper draws on the core principles of peer support which have the ...