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Publications

15/08/2016 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS)

The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 12 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms and social functioning for those in the 18 - 64 years old age group. Information about the HoNOS... read more

15/08/2016 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales - Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA)

The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 15 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms, social problems and information problems for those under 18... read more

15/08/2016 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales 65+ (HoNOS 65+)

The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales 65+ (HoNOS 65+) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 12 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms and social functioning for those in the 65 years + age group. Information about the... read more

04/11/2020 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI)

The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI) was developed as a routine outcome measure to support clinicians working in the area of mental health for children aged 0-47 months. 

22/07/2021 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI) - Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQ )

This resource provides information on some frequently asked questions in regard to rating the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI).

04/11/2020 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI) Field Trial: Final Report

The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Infants (HoNOSI) was developed as a routine outcome measure to support clinicians working in the area of mental health for children aged 0-47 months. This report gives the results of the field trial and... read more

03/03/2008 -

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: Clinical Significance Survey

This document reports on a survey undertaken to better understand ‘clinical significance’ in terms of the ratings of the HoNOS.

25/08/2016 -

HoNOS Sample Rating Sheet

This is an sample of the sheet that can be used when rating the HoNOS.

01/01/2006 -

HoNOSCA International Consensus Ratings: Training vignettes

These case vignettes can be used as training materials for clinicians who are going to use the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA). They are also suitable for training in the Children’s Global Assessment... read more

16/11/2011 -

How Do We Measure Change in Mental Health?

AMHOCN and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) collaborated on the development of a consumer focussed brochure to explain outcome measurement and how it is used in mental health services in Australia.