Burdett Trust Virtual Reality

This novel nurse-led education and research project, which is funded by The Burdett Trust for Nursing, empowers the mental health nursing workforce to lead multi-disciplinary clinical teams to develop their skills and practice, to reduce restrictive interventions.

Piette, A. E., Attoe, C., Humphreys, R., Cross, S., & Kowalski, C. (2018)

Within this 12-month project we aim to develop, pilot, and evaluate an Augmented Reality (AR) de-escalation training package that delivers sustainable, scalable, and empathy-building learning to frontline clinical staff.


  • Systematic review
  • Commentary article
  • Economic analysis
  • Project report.