The Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health Topic 10 audit report

Royal College of Psychiatrists - RCPsych
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Publication date:
01 January 2016


An audit-based quality improvement programme to help mental health services improve prescribing of antipsychotics for children and adolescents. It is open to all secondary mental health services in the UK.


The national Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health (POMH-UK) aims to help specialist mental health Trusts/healthcare organisations improve their prescribing practice.  POMH-UK, with its member organisations, identifies specific topics within mental health prescribing and develops audit-based Quality Improvement Programmes (QIPs).