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A qualitative evaluation of reflective practice groups on acute adult mental health inpatient units

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to) 23-27
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Psychology Forum
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019


Working on inpatient psychiatric wards requires the ability to maintain a calm and compassionate demeanour in the face of patient distress. This article considers the role of flexible Reflective Practice Groups (RPGs) as a means of supporting staff to manage the impact of this distress on their own wellbeing, whilst maintaining an ethically sound practice.

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