Information for Mental Health
Acute Care 2004: A National Survey of Adult Psychiatric Wards in England
Acute inpatient care wards form an important part of every mental health service in the UK. This report looks at the state of inpatient services in England from the standpoint of ward managers.
Based on a survey commissioned by the National Institute for Mental Health in England, Acute Care 2004 provides vital information about staffing, workload, activities and the environment on acute wards across the country. It will be an invaluable source of information and comparison for acute services everywhere.
A summary of this report is available as a free briefing paper or you can buy the full report.
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (SCMH)
Garcia, I., Kennett, C., Quraishi, M. & Durcan, G.
Date of Publication
Last updated: 29/06/2010