Quality of English Inpatient Mental Health Services for People with Anxiety or Depressive Disorders: Findings and Recommendations from the Core Audit of the National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression
Baldwin, D.S., Dang, M., Farquharson, L., Fitzpatrick, N., Lindsay, N., Quirk, A., Rhodes, E., Shah, P., Williams, R., & Crawford, M.J. (2021). Quality of English inpatient mental health services for people with anxiety or depressive disorders: Findings and recommendations from the core audit of the National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 104.
Baldwin and colleagues investigate the importance of using quality metrics on a national scale. They describe how the systemic metric, such as referral rates and collaborative care planning, can orient both clinicians and managers to important processes that may facilitate clinical outcomes and remove quality care barriers.