Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Epilepsy: understanding its emotional and psychological effects and its relationship with mental illness

Epilepsy: emotional and psychological effects and relationship with mental illness

Epilepsy and mental health services should work together to provide coordinated care

Exploring service users’ experience of transition from inpatient rehabilitation to community settings

Service users’ experience of transition to community settings 

An evaluation of the work of a community enhanced rehabilitation team

Changing the focus of adverse incident reporting in mental health nursing

Changing the focus of adverse incident reporting in mental health nursing

Why nurses need to include workforce-related issues in adverse incident reports

Service users’ and staff’s experiences of ward rounds in an inpatient rehabilitation service: a service evaluation

A service evaluation of ward rounds in an inpatient rehabilitation service

Service users’ and staff’s experiences on the effectiveness of ward rounds

Benefits of developing long-term relationships between trainee nursing associates and mental health experts by experience

Nursing associates: benefits of collaborations with mental health experts by experience

How long-term interactions with service users can improve confidence during training

Exploring young people’s perspectives on digital technology and mental healthcare: pilot study findings

Exploring young people’s perspectives on digital technology and mental health care

Pilot study suggests avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach to integrating digital technology in CAMHS

CPD articles

Supporting people with co-occurring mental health issues, alcohol and drug use

Supporting people with co-occurring mental health issues, alcohol and drug use

Enhance your assessment skills when working with such service users

 First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) hearings: protecting the therapeutic relationship

Mental health tribunals: supporting patients and protecting the therapeutic relationship

An overview of the process and advice on displaying transparency and acting as the patient’s advocate

Eating disorder

Eating disorders: how to recognise, respond and promote recovery

Assessment methods and therapeutic approaches used for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa

Working effectively with people who have received a diagnosis of personality disorder

Working effectively with people who have received a diagnosis of personality disorder

A critique of this diagnosis and interventions, care and approaches that may be beneficial

Identifying and supporting men who experience paternal postnatal depression

Identifying and supporting men who experience paternal postnatal depression

Nurses can help new fathers by being alert symptoms and signposting them to further support if needed

Compassionate care for people who self-harm: principles, tools and techniques

Compassionate care for people who self-harm: principles, tools and techniques

Learn about tools that can be used to provide compassionate care such as urge surfing

Practice question

A woman with a compassionate smile sits and looks at another woman who has her back to the camera

What is the therapeutic relationship in mental health practice?

A therapeutic relationship between nurse and service user is vital for good outcomes

Mental illness: why is cardiometabolic risk monitoring important?

Tips for nurses on monitoring cardiometabolic risk in people taking antipsychotic medications

Severe mental illness: why is physical health monitoring so vital?

Physical health monitoring helps nurses identify key risk factors in service users

The relevance of practitioners providing trauma-informed care for rough sleepers

The symptoms of PTSD for rough sleepers and adopting a trauma-informed approach to care

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