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Young-onset dementia

Nurse highlights ‘gaping void’ in care for people with young-onset dementia

Fiona Chaâbane says services lack specific skills to meet needs of this patient group

Alison Leary

‘Nurses would be paid more if employers recognised their role as safety-critical’

Academic tells BBC Woman’s Hour male nurses get more than their fair share of top jobs

Counselling

Create robust post-trauma and mental health support for staff, report advises

Health Education England commission recommends 33 improvements

woman lags behind men in race

Gender pay gap: male nurses disproportionately represented in profession’s top jobs

Men reach higher Agenda for Change pay grades faster than women – London South Bank study

Helen Whyley

Helen Whyley takes up permanent post as RCN Wales director

New head says she is proud to lead the team that supports and advocates for nurses

RCN HQ

Nurses meet to start planning campaign for a safe staffing law

RCN members in England begin latest move to lobby government over nurse numbers

Evidence and Practice

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

Background Men experiencing psychotic phenomena may struggle with adherence to masculinity...

Coerced marriage of people with a diagnosed mental health disorder

Coerced marriage of people with a diagnosed mental health disorder

This article provides a review of the literature and anecdotal observations of people with...

Lessons from literature: fiction and reflective practice

Lessons from literature: fiction and reflective practice

Revalidation for UK nurses requires engagement in reflective practice as part of continuing...

Co-production

Implementing co-production in traditional statutory mental health services

Since the publication by the Department of Health and Children in 2006 of A Vision for...

Positive psychology for depression: a critical review

Positive psychology for depression: a critical review

Background Positive psychology has become a popular approach to psychology. Aim To evaluate...

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

This article explains how physical health fits into the overall well-being of a person and...

Features

Always Events: what health services should do every time

Defining what should happen each time users come into contact with health services

Coercion

Putting a stop to coercive practices in mental healthcare

The United Nations is investigating the use of coercion in mental health services around the...

Ruth Miller

RCNi Nurse Awards: how one finalist is helping mental health teams manage diabetes

Ruth Miller's ten-point approach is being rolled out across mental healthcare providers

Rebekah Bewsey & team

RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: ‘Mental health nurses deserve recognition’

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to enter, or nominate a colleague

Angela Hall

Outstanding nurses whose compassion and innovation won recognition

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to nominate yourself or a colleague...

Claire Johnston

‘The pressures on mental health are extraordinary’

Claire Johnston reveals her plans to help rebuild the NMC – and her optimism for the future...

Opinion

Mental healthcare: change is needed at the top to address care inequalities

More BME mental health nurses and leaders could improve patient outcomes

Language

Lost for words: how the language we use stigmatises and disempowers service users

Psychiatric, elitist discourse dominates mental health services

Free

Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

Students

On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and...

What to do when words fail

Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to...

Going outside your comfort zone can help connect with patients

By learning more about football, mental health nursing student Felicity Allman was able to...

Careers

Rebekah Bewsey

Children and young people’s care pathway lead and matron

RCNi award-winning team leader Rebekah Bewsey: 'I don’t think I chose nursing; it chose me'

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Ann Collins

‘It is a privilege to work with people who are at their most vulnerable’

Advanced nurse practitioner Ann Collins talks about her work with older people

I am proud of the nurses my ex-students have become

'I want to see more mental health nurses doing research and building their own evidence base'

Jobs