Presentation on theme: "National Audit of Schizophrenia Partnership working with patients Webinar Tuesday 8 October 2013."— Presentation transcript:
National Audit of Schizophrenia Partnership working with patients Webinar Tuesday 8 October 2013
About the audit The National Audit of Schizophrenia (NAS) takes a comprehensive look at the quality of care of those affected by schizophrenia throughout England and Wales Evidence suggests there are considerable variations in how care is provided to service users; therefore auditing this care is extremely important NAS offers a collaborative approach with service users and carers, asking how they feel about their care, the information given to them and the support available.
How do we work with patients? Service user advisor Partner organisations Rethink Mental Illness Mind Focus groups Recruitment and adjustments All contribute to: Standards Questionnaires Reports
The NAS Service User Advisor Recruitment Helped ensure inclusive and equal participation throughout the entire audit process Leading focus groups Feedback Presenting about NAS from a service user perspective NAS multidisciplinary learning events Conferences Keeping us up-to-date Recognising the value of the subjective, real lived experience that this audit aims to measure and improve.
Continuing involvement Service user advisor Blog https://www.rethink.org/news-views/2013/09/just-another-mental- health-survey-no Conferences Rethink Mental Illness Leaflet Increasing the profile of NAS amongst service users Interpreting findings and making recommendations for the second round.
Any questions? Find out more about NAS: www.rcpsych.ac.uk/quality/nas Email: NAS@cru.rcpsych.ac.ukNAS@cru.rcpsych.ac.uk