15. Case Study 3: Learning from Experience – Using Clinical Risk Data to Influence and Shape Clinical Services

  1. Richard Whittington3 and
  2. Caroline Logan4
  1. Louise Fountain1 and
  2. Patrick McKee2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991175.ch15

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

Fountain, L. and McKee, P. (2011) Case Study 3: Learning from Experience – Using Clinical Risk Data to Influence and Shape Clinical Services, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 4

    University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Exeter, UK

  2. 2

    Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health 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 3, learning from experience - clinical risk data in influencing and shaping clinical services;
  • Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) - linked to local and national initiatives;
  • AWP, a large, specialist mental health trust;
  • auditing the assessment of risk;
  • risk procedures, carried out fully - being well done;
  • organization with high aspirations - for delivery of clinical excellence, AWP keen to understand reasons for poor levels of compliance;
  • areas of concern, from self-assessment performance review - and application of policy and training into practice;
  • root causes, initial review of wider AWP - serious untoward incidents' recommendations;
  • payment by results (PbR), a pricing structure - units of activity within NHS health care system;
  • AWP Trust, impact of organizational change - on a service and time taken to manage organizational cultures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Local Context

  • Next Steps

  • Conclusions

  • References