Formarrhoea

Peter Hardwick
2003 Psychiatric bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists  
The epidemic of formarrhoea blighting adult mental health services is spreading to child and adolescent mental health. Threatening to arrive all about the same time are forms to do with risk assessment, care programme approach, outcome and activity recording, Commission for Health Improvement, child protection, assessment of trainees ... and more. They will likely cause an avalanche when added to the mountain of existing forms and Government circulars already piled up on my desk. Forms are
more » ... esk. Forms are increasingly governing all aspects of clinical practice. They threaten to get in the way of doing the job.
doi:10.1017/s0955603600003196 fatcat:ob4o7do42zagzpdx43lhqe3h5u