Alistair Kleebauer

Mental Health Practice

Use local suicide prevention plans, urges mental health charity chief

Mind chief executive Paul Farmer said local suicide prevention plans will only succeed if stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, engage with them.

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Academic calls for wider access to suicide prevention training for nurses

A nurse academic with a family experience of suicide has called for all nurses to undergo...

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Unions raise concern over ‘therapy associate’ role

Health Education England may consider a ‘bridging role’ that combines nursing and therapy.

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Nottinghamshire trust shelves plans to axe 60 health visitors

The Unite union opposed plans to cut posts

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Age UK enlists nurses’ help to tackle loneliness in older people

Pilot scheme by charity Age UK is helping nurses identify lonely older people and refer them for support

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University to open new nursing school to ease students’ commutes

The University of Plymouth is to open its third nursing teaching site in a bid to cut down travel times for students.

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Concern at rise in delayed discharge from mental health trusts

Delayed discharge from mental health and learning disability trusts in England up 56%

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Red Cross defends claim of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in NHS

British charity’s chief executive renews warning about crisis in the UK’s hospital and ambulance services, after prime minister Theresa May rejects the description

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91-year-old nurse reunited with patient more than 60 years on

Bill Douglas tracked down retired ward sister Margaret Ancell to thank her for saving his life when he was a baby

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Majority of hospice care is community-based

Research by the charity Hospice UK reveals that less than a fifth of hospice care for adults is delivered in inpatient units

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Wales cancer plan calls for wider access to palliative care training

A plan for cancer services in Wales calls for palliative care training for nurses and improved access to clinical nurse specialists.

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Rapid treatment chair cuts chemotherapy waiting times

Nurse-led service at Wirral cancer centre frees up bays for patients requiring more complex treatment

Health visitor cuts
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Plans to axe up to 60 health visitors in Nottinghamshire will 'hit deprived families'

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is making cuts from its health visitor...

Norman Todd
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Former fisherman set for new nursing role on offshore rigs

Nurse Norman Todd’s years of studying and training have led to role as health and safety advisor for oil and gas company

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Child health nurse wins RCN Wales nurse of the year award

Sian Thomas won the prestigious RCN Wales nurse of the year award for ensuring a child with...

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Police cells should not be used for people in mental health crisis, charity urges

Mind chief executive Paul Farmer said the government and the Welsh Assembly should ban the...

Susan Williams
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Number of non-EU nurses seeking UK registration soars

Applications to join the NMC register from nurses and midwives outside Europe more than treble in two years.

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Rise in number of nurses referred to the NMC

The number of nurses and midwives being referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council has...