Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Implementing the Four Core Care Plans across a mental health organisation

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

Supporting mental health nurses to meet patients’ spiritual needs

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

Mental health issues in children: primary school teachers’ experiences and needs

Mental health nurses could help train and support primary school teachers

Digital monitoring alongside psychosocial interventions in patients who self-harm

Service evaluation of the potential for digital self-monitoring of patients’ well-being

Staff perspectives on using the Recovery Star in mental health inpatient rehabilitation

Recovery Star is a staff tool to support recovery of adults using mental health services

Substance use disorder: evaluating the Addiction Recovery Coaching exercise programme

A service evaluation undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of the ARC exercise programme

Effects of dance on mood and potential of dance as a mental health intervention

Mental health nurses could consider using dance as a mental health intervention

A national survey of psychiatric intensive care, low secure and locked rehabilitation...

A cross-sectional, census day questionnaire about service provision in 111 NHS units

Nurse leadership in implementing digital change in an Irish mental health service

The implementation of an electronic health record system in a private mental health service

Evaluating mental health nurses’ confidence in recognising a physically deteriorating...

How an Early Warning Score can support nurses to recognise when patients are deteriorating

Patient and public involvement for mental health researchers

Understanding the practical and ethical issues involved

‘Today We Talked’: using a collaborative approach to transform care in the psychiatric...

Understanding the experiences of people who need intensive mental healthcare

Sleep disturbances in bereaved older people: a review of the literature

Older people who have recently been bereaved are likely to experience sleep disturbances

Evaluating the effects of appointing an associate nurse consultant to a CAMHS team

A service evaluation of the effects of the newly developed post in County Durham

Promoting the sexual health of people living with severe mental illness

Nurses’ attitudes toward sexual health among patients with severe mental illness

Issues affecting trans* young people: considerations for mental health nurses

Support for mental health nurses to enhance awareness of the needs of trans* young people
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Empowering migrants during the resettlement process: applying Peplau’s theory

Peplau’s theory could be used to guide and empower migrants

Recognising elderspeak and how to avoid its use with older people

Elderspeak can be described as an over-adjustment of speech made towards older people