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Rob Cornish currently works in forensic psychiatry at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Introduction: Risk assessment is integral to forensic psychiatry. Previous work has highlighted the benefits of using scalable and evidence-based actuarial risk tools developed within forensic populations, such as the online Forensic Psychiatry and Violence Oxford (FoVOx) violence risk assessment tool. We examined the feasibility of using FoVOx in...
We conducted a series of tests on the FORensic oUtcome Measure (FORUM), a novel tool for measuring outcomes in forensic mental health services, which consists of complementary patient-reported (FORUM-P) and clinician-reported instruments (FORUM-C). Inpatients and outpatients at a UK forensic psychiatric regional service completed the FORUM-P and me...
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.
Background Violence risk assessment is a routine part of clinical services in mental health, and in particular secure psychiatric hospitals. The use of prediction models and risk tools can assist clinical decision-making on risk management, including decisions about further assessments, referral, hospitalization and treatment. In recent years, scal...
Background: Risk assessment informs decisions around admission to and discharge from secure psychiatric hospital and contributes to treatment and supervision. There are advantages to using brief, scalable, free online tools with similar accuracy to instruments currently used. We undertook a study of one such risk assessment, the Forensic Psychiatry...
Aims: We aimed to review prison healthcare expenditure internationally. Objectives: To systematically review healthcare spending on prisoners worldwide, examine comparability between countries, and develop guidelines to improve reporting. Methods: Five bibliographic indexes (International Monetary Fund, ProQuest: Statistical Abstracts of the World,...
Background: Current approaches to assess violence risk in secure hospitals are resource intensive, limited by accuracy and authorship bias and may have reached a performance ceiling. This study seeks to develop scalable predictive models for violent offending following discharge from secure psychiatric hospitals. Methods: We identified all patie...
We describe the development and pilot testing of a novel, web-based, violence risk monitoring instrument for use in community patients with psychoses. We describe the development of the tool, including drawing on systematic reviews of the field, how item content was operationalized, the development of a user interface, and its subsequent piloting....
Paranoia is receiving increasing attention in its own right, since it is a central experience of psychotic disorders and a marker of the health of a society. Paranoia is associated with use of the most commonly taken illicit drug, cannabis. The objective was to determine whether the principal psychoactive ingredient of cannabis-∆(9)-tetrahydrocanna...
an audit of compliance with Section 58 of the Mental Health Act
A post intervention analysis of performance against CG 25 guidelines