QNPMHS thematic report

CCQI news
11 November 2021

The Quality Network for Prison Mental Health Services (QNPMHS) are pleased to announce the publication of the first-ever Thematic Report.

This aggregated report, covering the period 2019-2021, uses data collected from member services who completed their peer reviews against the QNPMHS Standards for Prison Mental Health Services: – Fourth Edition (2019).

The report identifies areas of good practice relating to admission and assessment; case management and ; referral, discharge and transfer; patient experience; patient safety; environment; workforce capacity and capability; workforce training CPD and support; governance; 24 hour mental healthcare and COVID-19. We have provided common themes in areas for improvement alongside some recommendations.

In addition, we have detailed information gathered during the webinars and open discussions hosted during the start of the pandemic. The report ends with feedback gathered throughout the cycle. We hope you enjoy! You can download and view the report.