Lead Nurse for Quality & Innovation,
Mersey Care FT
Danny Angus is a lead nurse for Quality and Innovation responsible for reducing restrictive practice at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. He has a number of years’ experience working with high-dependency patients in Ashworth Hospital, both as a nurse but for the last 12 years working to reduce seclusion/long term segregation and developing expertise to positively manage violence and aggression. Specialising in the proactive management of complex patients with a diverse range of mental health needs. He has developed a range of recovery-based approaches to meet the psycho-social and physical health needs of this patient group in a therapeutic manner and collaboratively developed a number of quality improvement initiatives to improve patient experience and outcomes. He is responsible for training and supporting staff in reducing restrictive practices and is a strong advocate for compassionate care.