Report 48: Mental health, employment and the social care workforce

Methodology

Scoping and searching
A scope of the broad mental health and employment literature was carried out between September and November 2010.  Further searching took place between November and December 2010. 

Research briefing methodology
SCIE research briefing methodology was followed throughout (inclusion criteria; material not comprehensively quality assured; evidence synthesised and key messages formulated by author). See research briefing methodology for a full description.

Stakeholder involvement
A range of experts were consulted, including service users, practitioners and national organisations.  The authors are topic experts, and Angela Sweeney and Pete Fleischmann identify as mental health survivors.  

Peer review and testing
The final research briefing was peer reviewed by three external subject experts, including two mental health service users.

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