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The Quality Network for
Forensic Mental Health Services aims to facilitate quality
improvement and change in forensic mental health settings through a
supportive network and peer-review process.
The network adopts a
multi-disciplinary approach to quality improvement. A key component
of our work is the sharing of best practice; by listening
to and being led by frontline staff and service users. The network
serves to identify areas for improvement through a culture of
openness and enquiry; the model is one of engagement rather than
Members are expected to use
the results of reviews to develop action plans
to achieve year on year
improvement. They are also expected to share their results
throughout their services as well as with key stakeholders,
including health and local authorities, those making referrals to
their services and local service user and carer groups.
Participating services are
able to benchmark their practice against similar services and
demonstrate the quality of care they provide.
Quality Network for Forensic
Mental Health Services is part of the College Centre for
Medium Secure Services
For information on
the Medium Secure Network, how to join, details of existing member
units, information on the discussion group and newsletters as well
as MSU specific standards and annual reports.
For information on
the evaluated Low Secure Network, how to join, details of
existing member units, information on the discussion group and
newsletters as well as LSU specific standards.
If you have any
questions or would like further information on any aspect of our
work please feel free to contact any member of the team by phone or
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