Improving emergency care for patients who self harm
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Improving emergency care for patients who self harm

Nick Price Advanced clinical practitioner, Emergency department at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

By referring to a case study, NICK PRICE argues that mental health risk assessments, minimum observation standards and modified early warning systems should be implemented in all hospitals

The most radical reforms seen in the NHS since its formation, in 1948, have been initiated by the The NHS Plan (Department of Health 2000a). This describes ten core principles that should inform the delivery of healthcare modernisation.

Emergency Nurse. 15, 8, 30-36. doi: 10.7748/en2007.

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