Year: 2003 Source: Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, v.9, no.5, (September 2003), p.319-326 SIEC No: 20050026

The author argues in favour of broadening the scope of risk management in child & adolescent health services to include not only self-harm, harm done to others, & harm done by others, but also harm incurred by the system itself, & harm done to mental health staff. Recent policy developments for the reporting & monitoring of risk management services are reviewed, including external inspections, external inquiry systems, serious case reviews, other external reporting, & internal inquiries. (28 refs)