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Journal Article
Study

Longitudinal evaluation of a programme for safety culture change in a mental health service.

Dickens GL, Salamonson Y, Johnson A, et al. J Nurs Manag. 2020;Epub Oct 31.

Prior research has identified gaps in nurses’ perceptions of safety in psychiatric inpatient units. Despite a need to improve service culture in an inpatient mental health service, this study found that a nurse leader and workplace culture program set in inpatient mental health wards in Australia resulted in small changes in safety culture.