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NHS Protect is evaluating ‘Meeting needs and reducing distress: Guidance on the prevention and management of clinically related challenging behaviour in NHS settings’. As part of this we’re doing a quick survey to assess how the guidance and other tools which are freely available on this website are being used in NHS healthcare settings to […]

New challenging behaviour training videos released

NHS Protect is pleased to announce that a series of training videos has been released to complement the ‘Meeting needs and reducing distress’ guidance document, as a tool to assist in challenging behaviour awareness training or as a standalone learning resource for healthcare staff. The videos aim to raise awareness of how clinically related challenging […]

RCN consultation on positive behaviour support and minimising restrictive practices in health and social care

A multi-professional team led by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has been commissioned by the Department of Health (DH) to lead a review and develop new guidance on the use of positive behaviour support (PBS) and the minimisation of restrictive practices across health and adult social care. This work is being undertaken as part […]

NHS Protect launches new guidance on challenging behaviour

Meeting needs and reducing distress: Guidance for the prevention and management of clinically related challenging behaviour in NHS settings New NHS guidance on how to prevent and manage challenging behaviour related to clinical conditions is launched today, Thursday 5th December, 2013. It is for the use of clinical and non-clinical NHS staff and managers and […]

New website

Welcome to the Meeting needs and reducing distress website. This site has been created to share guidance, good practice, case studies, tools and resources developed as part of a project led by NHS Protect in collaboration with a clinically led Expert Group. The information on this website aims to assist staff in meeting needs and […]