For the Professional

These pages will contain information of importance mostly to the Psychiatric Professional, but plans are in place to add information of interest to Nursing Staff, Anaesthetists and other Health Care Professionals.

Please contact Linda Cullen, if you have suggestions for other items to add to the web site.

  • SEAN Nurse of the Year Award 2017 Download SEAN Nurse of the Year application in word format [26kb]
    All healthcare professionals are invited to nominate a nursing colleague who they feel deserves this award for outstanding contributions to improving care and treatment for patients at ECT in Scotland. Nominations can be for any nurse involved with care and treatment at ECT.
  • SWIFT: User guide
    From October 2009, monthly exports of anonymised data will be sent to ISD using SWIFT.
    A guide to sending data via SWIFT is available here
  • ECT References
    These pages are started with a list of ECT References to medical research and publications of importance in ECT. These references have been produced by the SEAN team, and though not comprehensive include most of the publications of recent importance.

    Other references can be found by searching Medline using one of the services on the web sites referred to in the links pages under the Reference heading.
  • Availability of Methohexitone Article (Word Format) from the US based Association of Convulsive Therapists Newsletter.
    Also available in PDF format.
  • SEAN Audit Materials
    Other materials to be found here are some of the SEAN Audit Materials. At present this includes the checklists for ECT suites used in the audit in a Microsoft Word Format.
  • ECT Audit Reports
    The full text of the ECT Audit Reports.
  • ECT Training
    As an experiment also we have included the first of a series of seminars in ECT Training. This version is in Powerpoint but SEAN are investigating other methods of distance learning using the site.
  • Chief Nursing Officer Letter
    Letter with information about National ECT Audit.
  • Development of Electroconvulsive Therapy Training Package for first Level Nurses
    Poster abstract from CRAG Clinical Effectiveness Conference