National service frameworks: what are they?
Lynne Currie Research and Development Fellow, RCN Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
This article describes policy developments surrounding the creation of national service frameworks. The national service framework for mental health is used as an example to highlight the content of the framework and the way it has been received.
Nursing Standard. 14, 41,43-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.06.14.41.43.c2869