Open Dialogue and its Relevance to the NHS: Opinions of NHS Staff and Service Users

  title={Open Dialogue and its Relevance to the NHS: Opinions of NHS Staff and Service Users},
  author={Russell Razzaque and Lisa Wood},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
Open Dialogue is a model of mental health services that originated in Finland and has since, been taken up in trial teams worldwide. As this is a relatively unknown approach in the UK, it is important to tentatively explore perspectives of NHS staff and service-users. Sixty-one Open Dialogue conference attendees, both staff and service-users, were recruited for this study. A feedback questionnaire was administered to determine the extent to which they believed the key tenets of Open Dialogue… 
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