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Copyright: Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS, HoNOS65+ and HoNOSCA)

 

  • Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) © Royal College of Psychiatrists 1996
  • Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Elderly People (HoNOS 65+) © Royal College of Psychiatrists 1999
  • Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA) © Royal College of Psychiatrists 1999

 

Copyright statement

 

Copyright in the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) is owned by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Commercial copying, renting, and adaptation are prohibited.

 

Copyright guidance

The following acts may not be performed without the consent of the Royal College of Psychiatrists:

  • Copying the work
  • Renting or otherwise issuing copies of the work to the public.
  • Adapting the work [e.g. changes to the wording of items, scaling of items, addition or deletion of items or changes in the order of items].

This guidance is intended to clarify what extensions to the conditions the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) will allow and under what circumstances they expect to be approached to gain explicit permission.

Where HoNOS is used copyright should be acknowledged with the following statement:

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) © Royal College of Psychiatrists 1996

The HoNOS Glossary

The RCPsych does not permit the reproduction or copying of the HoNOS glossary. All organisations or individuals should seek permission from the RCPsych to reproduce the glossaries or include the glossary descriptions within electronic health records.

HoNOS Scoresheets

The RCPsych allows without express permission the free use, copy and reproduction of HoNOS scoresheets for use in NHS-funded care. Use, copy or reproduction of HoNOS scoresheets for any other purpose should be with the explicit permission of the RCPsych.

The RCPsych allows without express permission NHS organisations and other providers of NHS funded care to include HoNOS scoresheets in electronic healthcare records and other computerised clinical systems.

Where possible, original fonts and layouts should be used. The inclusion of HoNOS within commercial ‘for profit’ software systems will require the explicit permission/license of the RCPsych.

Written HoNOS Training materials

 

The RCPsych allows the copying and reproduction of training materials supplied as part of its accredited training only within the organisations who have commissioned that training. All other organisations should seek the explicit permission of the RCPsych to undertake any reproduction, issuing copies to the public or making adaptations in any way.

 

Training DVD/Video

 

Permissions should be sought from the RCPsych for any reproduction, rental, lending or adaptation of the Training DVD/Video. The use of the training video/DVD is permitted by accredited trainers and organisations who have commissioned training for trainers. All other commercial or public exhibition of the DVD/Video is prohibited without the express permission of the RCPsych.

 

Other HoNOS publications

 

The permission of the RCPsych should be sought to undertake any acts associated with copyright law in relation to any other HoNOS publications of the RCPsych.

 

Contact:  

Emma George

Event Manager

Royal College of Psychiatrists

CALC

21 Prescot Street 

London E1 8BB

 

Tel: 020 3701 2611

Email: egeorge@rcpsych.ac.uk

 

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