10. Reflections on 25 Years Working in the NHS

  1. Eric Emerson2,3,
  2. Chris Hatton4,
  3. Kate Dickson5,
  4. Rupa Gone6,
  5. Amanda Caine7 and
  6. Jo Bromley8
  1. Ian Fleming

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch10

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Fleming, I. (2012) Reflections on 25 Years Working in the NHS, in Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition (eds E. Emerson, C. Hatton, K. Dickson, R. Gone, A. Caine and J. Bromley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 4

    Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University, UK

  4. 5

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales, UK

  5. 6

    Enfield Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, UK

  6. 7

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  7. 8

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Author Information

  1. PennineCare NHS Trust, Lancashire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029718

Online ISBN: 9781118404898

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Keywords:

  • NHS, reflections on 25 years of work;
  • National Health Service (NHS);
  • Positive Support, in common with Engagement, and Goal planning;
  • direct clinical work;
  • using different psychological approaches;
  • robust experimental methodologies, effects of applied psychology;
  • teaching about community psychology models, proactive;
  • working in teams, CTLD;
  • clinical psychology within teams;
  • CPD, and clinical psychologists, and changes ‘working through others’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Introduction: Some Stops in a Career

  • Clinical Activity - An Evolution?

  • Some Issues Concerning Direct Clinical Work

  • Issues Involved in Working in Teams

  • Issues Involved in Research

  • Issues Involved in Service Development and Leadership

  • Supervision

  • Boundary Issues in Work

  • Continuing Professional Development

  • Current Challenges

  • Conclusions

  • References