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Students who feel lonely are at greater risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and depression, study finds.
One in four people show a ‘worrying’ lack of understanding about children’s hospices and palliative care, a survey shows.
Mental health advice and support for people affected by the Manchester terrorist attack has been released by the NHS.
Ways of integrating health and social care for the benefit of dementia patients were highlighted at a conference.
Nurses across all specialties should have an understanding of dementia
Mental health nurses discuss some surprising activities to manage stress, including chopping wood, riding motorbikes and melting chocolate buttons in your hand
If fathers actively engage with their children and play with them in the first few months of life it has a positive impact on cognitive development, research shows.
Nurses need to be ‘knocking on the door’ to ensure their voices are heard in NHS transformation plans, an RCN congress fringe event heard.
More support is needed to retain nurse directors in their posts and avoid them becoming scapegoats, an RCN congress fringe event heard.
Nurses need to be ‘professionally curious’ to help identify adult survivors of child sexual abuse.
Nurses describe encounters with desperately ill asylum seekers and call for more awareness of their needs.
Nurse debriefing sessions can be an effective way to provide psychological support and to learn lessons, RCN congress heard.
Resolution passed at RCN congress declares UK system still offers the fairest method of providing healthcare for all
The 57,000 episodes of self-harm reported in mental health services each year account for 25% of the total number of incidents, the RCNi Mental Health Practice conference heard.
The NHS focus on illness rather than wellness could be ‘disabling patients’, delegates tell RCN congress.
Women who feel pain when urinating are likely to have an undetected bacterial infection, a study shows.
Mental health nurses need support so they can care for patients, service user says.
The unachievable cost of dementia care is revealed in a new report that also highlights the loneliness of carers.