Using patient-reported outcome measures to improve service effectiveness for supervisors

Fullerton, M. et al. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Published online:
24 January 2017

Background: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are recommended by healthcare systems internationally, but there are a number of barriers to implementation. The aim of this research was to examine the impact of training supervisors in using PROMs on clinical practice, given the importance of leadership when changing behaviour.

Conclusions: Findings are in line with the growing body of evidence that training child mental health staff to use PROMs may be associated with changes in attitudes, self-efficacy and use of PROMs.

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