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Can body cameras protect NHS staff and patients from violence?

Press/Media: Research

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After trials in mental health wards, the government wants paramedics to use body cameras.

Period1 May 2019 → 11 Oct 2019

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TitleThe use of Body Worn Video Cameras on Mental Health Wards: results and implications from pilot study
Media name/outletHealthcare Business
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/10/19
DescriptionCoverage of a study into the use of body worn video cameras on mental health wards which saw a significant reduction in the use of tranquilising injections during restraint after the introduction of body cameras, led by Tom Ellis
Producer/AuthorViv Shepherd
URLhttps://healthcarebusiness.co.uk/the-use-of-body-worn-video-cameras-on-mental-health-wards-results-and-implications-from-pilot-study/
PersonsTom Ellis
TitleBody cameras “significantly reduce” aggression on NHS mental health wards
Media name/outletVerdict
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date10/09/19
DescriptionA new study into the use of body worn video cameras on mental health wards saw a significant reduction in the use of tranquillising injections during restraint after the introduction of body cameras, led by Tom Ellis
Producer/AuthorLuke Christou
URLhttps://www.verdict.co.uk/nhs-body-cameras-study/
PersonsTom Ellis
TitleNurse body cameras ‘reduce serious incidents’ at London trust
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletNursing Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/09/19
DescriptionA new study into the use of body worn video cameras on mental health wards saw a significant reduction in the use of tranquilising injections during restraint after the introduction of body cameras, led by Tom Ellis
Producer/AuthorMegan Ford
URLhttps://www.nursingtimes.net/news/research-and-innovation/nurses-wearing-body-cameras-reduces-serious-incidents-mental-health-wards-09-09-2019/
PersonsTom Ellis
TitleCan body cameras protect NHS staff and patients from violence?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/05/19
DescriptionAfter trials in mental health wards, the government wants paramedics to use body cameras, Tom Ellis says an analysis of four months of data shows restraints requiring tranquillising injections were down indicating a lowering in the severity of incidents, it also found a marked reduction in verbal abuse on female wards
Producer/AuthorHelene Mulholland
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/may/01/body-cameras-protect-hospital-staff-patients-violence-mental-health-wards
PersonsTom Ellis

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