mental health

Looking back to the future of the mental health nursing profession

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

Supporting women’s sexual safety in acute mental health settings

Supporting women’s sexual safety in acute mental health settings

Concerns have been raised about sexual safety in mental health inpatient wards in the UK

Fitness to Practise: NMC clears nurse accused of dishonesty

Nurse recounts how stress of long investigation led them to a ‘nervous breakdown’

‘I had to be sectioned’: the nurse who became the patient

Rachel Davis draws on personal experience of depression and psychosis to educate her peers

People with cancer need nursing support to cope with the psychological toll of COVID

When social restrictions are eased the well-being of people with the disease will be vital

Illustration of figure representing a nurse holding a row of posts that seem to be toppling

Building resilience at work: nurses join study on coping with stressful events

Critical care staff will learn strategies and skills to help them after COVID-19 pressures

Implementing the Four Core Care Plans across a large independent mental health organisation to improve practice

Implementing the Four Core Care Plans across a mental health organisation

An account of the development and implementation of a service improvement initiative

Pressure on nurses is affecting register leaver numbers, says NMC

Support for staff well-being vital to help nurses stay as COVID-19 impact becomes clear

Picture shows specialist nurse Christine Plant jogging. She has created an online group to provide advice and support to others affected by cancer

Nurse who overcame cancer sets up support group

Christine Plant created the online group to help others with or who have had cancer

Examining the effects of COVID-19 on mental health services, service users and nurses

Examining the effects of COVID-19 on mental health services, service users and nurses

How the negative effects on nurses’ physical and mental well-being can be addressed

Collaboration and preparation will be key to success of Liberty Protection Safeguards

Learning disability nurses should be aware of changes being implemented in spring 2022

Living with… borderline personality disorder

Hollie Berrigan discusses the sometimes devastating effects of a BPD diagnosis

Mental health booklet given out at train station aims to prevent suicide

Nurse Rachel Luby says COVID-19 has brought stresses that need to be addressed

Supporting mental health nurses to meet patients’ spiritual needs

Spirituality in healthcare and how it can be integrated into mental health nurses’ practice

Recognising and treating psychological issues in people with diabetes mellitus

Enhance your knowledge of potential issues such as depression, distress and guilt

Accessible yoga for adults with learning disabilities: the Yoga for Me approach

Details of the development of a method to teach yoga to adults with learning disabilities

Female nurses’ well-being significantly worsened during COVID-19 pandemic

NHS Confederation’s survey findings must be ‘driver of real and lasting change’

Supporting the well-being of nurses working during COVID-19

A look at the enhanced support for healthcare staff during the pandemic and lessons learned

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