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AIMS AND METHOD To assess the feasibility of using a structured risk assessment tool (Historical Clinical Risk 20-Item (HCR–20) Scale) in general adult psychiatry admissions and the characteristics of 'high-risk' patients. A notes review and interviews were used to conduct an HCR–20 assessment of 135 patients admitted to Murray Royal Hospital, Scotland. RESULTS Patients scoring higher on the HCR–20 were discharged earlier and more likely to have a diagnosis of personality disorder and adoi:10.1192/pb.bp.106.012518 fatcat:n52z7yyonngqlnsbqqlqstlgu4