Nurse bodycam use: a benefit or a waste of resources?

Two leading mental health nurses discuss whether body camera use in healthcare is beneficial
Nurse with bodycam

In light of trial results suggesting that use of body cameras can reduce reliance on restraint, leading mental health nurses Karen Wright and Rachel Luby discuss implications for service users and providers

‘Look beyond the limited research’

If we want to reconsider the use of body cameras, we need to look wider than the limited research done in mental health wards. We have to respect that the broader view is worth looking at, even though we recognise there may be limited transferability from other possibly non-clinical populations and their use of body cameras.


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