Frances Whitaker

Frances Whitaker

Partner: Frances Whitaker, Research Officer for the Commission for Values-based CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services), Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Preferred contact: franwhitaker@doctors.org.uk

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Resident in:UK;

Working in:UK;

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Policy/Commissioning, Research/eliciting implicit values; Mental health/Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Brief Description of Work: I am a senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working as Research Officer for the VB CAMHS Commission. Our aim is to build an understanding of what really matters to children and young people in the services they are offered as a basis for commissioning and implementing appropriate services. One strand of this work is to develop ways of coming to an understanding of the implicit as well as explicit concerns, hopes and fears of children and young people and how these may act as barriers to effective engagement.

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For a protocol for Values-based Service Developments please go to Values-Based Commissioning and Service Development in Child and Adolescent Mental Health: a Systematic Review

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