RCN mental health forum campaigns for adequate therapeutic time

The RCN's mental health forum, the college's largest, is intending to fight to get the profession the time it needs to provide therapeutic care

Mental health forum members got together at RCN Congress for a round table discussion about the state of mental health nursing

At RCN congress in Belfast in May members of the college’s mental health forum had an impromptu meeting to discuss the state of the profession.

They talked about how much they enjoyed their work, the challenges they face in a system that is creaking around the edges, and how the forum is working to improve the system for nurses and their clients.

Chair of the forum Ed Freshwater talked about mental health nursing and the


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