Mental Health Nursing written commentary on leading and managing a caseload:Discuss.

Topic:Mental Health Nursing written commentary on leading and managing a caseload.

• Reflection can be carried out in 3rd person .

• How well did I manage my time in that situation and what could I have done better?

Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of a framework of clinical governance and legal and professional frameworks.

• This may include demonstration of adhering to professional guidelines and protocols such as NICE, NMC, RCN, DH, NHS. It could also include reference to local trust guidelines.

• Clinical governance includes safe and best practice that involves audit, handling of complaint.

Evaluate the roles and responsibilities of other professional and agencies in order to enhance safe and effective care. Safeguard vulnerable individuals and challenge practice where appropriate.

• Think about other professionals/disciplines you worked with and what was their role? Eg. Escalating concerns to practice assessors

• What skills did you use – record keeping, providing safe and clear handover from staff and other departments?

• Think about discharge of patients, who did you need to contact.