Wardipedia – 01. Consultant appointments


Time’s up for ward rounds Introduction If someone was to devise a system that disrupted ward life, drained nurses’ time and provoked anxiety and anger among patients, it would be The Ward Round. Bad things happen when ward rounds are taking place – more incidents, more attempted suicide, more patients going missing. Groovy (and effective) […]

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Wardipedia – 02. Mono-consultants


Go one better Introduction The consultant playing table tennis with a patient or sitting in on community meetings? Patients knowing the consultant only by their first name? The consultant and a patient chatting about how soap operas influence people’s views about mental illness? It’s got to be a ward which has just one consultant. The […]

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