Penny Bee

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BACKGROUND Service user (patient) involvement in care planning is a principle enshrined by mental health policy yet often attracts criticism from patients and carers in practice. AIMS To examine how user-involved care planning is operationalised within mental health services and to establish where, how and why challenges to service user involvement occur.(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical guidelines recommend a combination of physical, pharmacological and psychological treatments for chronic widespread pain, but published accounts of treatment acceptability are lacking. METHODS Semi-structured interviews (n = 44) nested within a randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost effectiveness of prescribed(More)
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