New NHS safe staffing framework for mental health wards published

NHS England, July 2015

NHS England has launched a new practical guide to help ensure the right people with the right skills are recruited into the right inpatient mental health settings.  The Mental Health Staffing Framework, which focuses on inpatient care, aims to equip mental health leaders with the skills and knowledge to plan and deliver safe staffing, and provide a means of assessing their services against agreed best practice.

Click here for further information and to download the framework.