Neil Brimblecombe

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While technologies can benefit patient safety, we need service user and nurse input

With a surge in technology use in mental health, the pros and cons should be assessed


Where can mental health nurses make the most difference?

There remains fierce debate about training and what mental health nurses should do


Why a radical workforce review is needed  for mental health

Can the number of nurses ever keep pace with demand on mental health services?

Why ‘Seni’s law’ will help mental health units reduce dangers of restraint

The new law identifies topics that must be included in mental health staff training

What is the role of a nursing associate in mental health?

Acceptance of the role is driven by the reality of nursing shortages

Looking back to the future of the mental health nursing profession

Neil Brimblecombe reflects on how practitioners’ roles have evolved over the years

Have your say on Mental Health Act reforms

Nurses can contribute to the white paper consultation on replacing the Mental Health Act 1983

COVID-19: will you as a mental health nurse get vaccinated?

You may decide not to have the vaccine, but there are questions you should ask yourself first

Using data to improve mental health services

Post-COVID-19: mental health nurses should influence what data is gathered on service...

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen statistics scrutinised like never before

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COVID-19 and mental health nursing: what’s next?

One challenge is finding a balance between virtual interventions and face-to-face meetings