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Working with struggling teams

  • Guy Undrill and Nathan Gregory

Consultant psychiatrists are often called to work in teams that are functioning suboptimally. This is a major challenge, both professionally and personally. This article gives advice and strategies for working with struggling teams. It recommends combining objective-, data- and procedure-driven approaches to technical challenges with ‘softer’ person-centred and relational strategies matched to the learning needs of the team.

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Dr Guy Undrill, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Lexham Lodge, Copt Elm Road, Cheltenham GL53 8AG, UK. Email:
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BJPsych Advances
  • ISSN: 1355-5146
  • EISSN: 1472-1481
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Working with struggling teams

  • Guy Undrill and Nathan Gregory
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