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Addressing unwarranted variation in physical restraint use across adult acute mental health inpatient wards

Leading change A mental health nurse leader at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has identified and addressed unwarranted variation in the use of physical restraints in mental health services. Introducing additional training and supportive techniques to reduce the use of physical restraints across seven pilot trusts has provided evidence for this work to be rolled […]

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The Hot Potato project

Leading change A student nurse devised a child and adolescent mental health project in Carlisle, to help young people discuss mental health issues, without fear of stigma. This has led to raised awareness, positive feedback and an education programme rolled out across local schools. Where to look While volunteering at a youth theatre group in […]

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