14. Case Study 2: Narrowing the Gap Between Policy and Practice

  1. Richard Whittington2 and
  2. Caroline Logan3
  1. Kate Hunt

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991175.ch14

Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

How to Cite

Hunt, K. (2011) Case Study 2: Narrowing the Gap Between Policy and Practice, in Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services (eds R. Whittington and C. Logan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119991175.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746073

Online ISBN: 9781119991175

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Keywords:

  • Case Study 2, narrowing the gap - between policy and practice;
  • Sussex Partnership, addressing best practice - in clinical risk assessment and management;
  • Sussex Partnership, part of a wider overall risk management strategy - required by NHS Litigation Authority;
  • greatest challenge, clinical risk governance - the Trust's post-merger clinical and managerial structure;
  • use of best practice - in managing risk implementation toolkit;
  • development of clinical risk policy - review of risk assessment and procedures, across all care groups in Sussex Partnership;
  • training strategy, drafted - at the Trust's Learning and Development Group for approval;
  • The Trust-wide Trends and Lessons Group reports - on all SUIs;
  • ensuring local support to teams - through Risk Management and Review Panels (RMRPs);
  • support for cultural change, and a training strategy - delivering recovery training to clinical staff

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Governance

  • The Use of the Best Practice in Managing Risk Implementation Toolkit

  • Development of the Clinical Risk Policy

  • Training Strategy

  • Lessons from SUIs

  • Risk Management and Review Panels

  • The Recovery Approach

  • Audit of Practice

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References