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Safeguarding against the odds: ‘this highlights what learning disability nurses do’

Patient’s Choice award nominee Marie Perry ‘went all out’ to ensure a young man’s safety
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Cardiac arrest on a long-haul flight: ‘this brave young nurse saved my life’

As a nursing student, Patient’s Choice nominee Isobel Corrie gave CPR to a fellow passenger
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A champion for people with personality disorders: ‘our nurse always puts us first’

How Patient’s Choice nominee Rebecca Betts-Richards supports mental health service users
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HIV nurse specialist ‘helped me rediscover my sense of purpose and self-confidence’

Mary Makarau has been nominated for the Patient’s Choice award for her compassionate care
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The nursing home team that helped me fight for a ‘second life’

Patient’s Choice nominee Rekha Govindan changed the prognosis for a man given weeks to live
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Support when families need it most: ‘health visitors may not know the impact they have’

Patient’s Choice nominee Noreen Ferguson helped a family deal with their son’s diagnosis

Shame, stigma and sexual dysfunction: the overlooked diabetes complications

Some physical and mental health issues common in people with diabetes are not discussed

Life in lockdown: how social distancing complicates existing mental health conditions

Mental health nurses discuss how the pandemic affects clients and disrupts services

Seven ways to improve sleep on mental health wards

Collaborating with service users on sleep issues is crucial to care outcomes

COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

Living with… post-traumatic stress disorder

Neal Aplin recounts how he learned to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic event

Living with… paranoid schizophrenia

In this article Clare Wood underlines that recovery is unique for everyone

Cervical cancer screening resources to address mental health disparities

Support for women service users with severe mental illness to access screening 

Adding personal health budgets to your mental health nursing skill set

The budgets empower patients to self-manage care and regain control of their lives
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Award winners champion sexual health and rehabilitation of mental health service users

As entries open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020, past winners reflect on their career-...

Exploring serious mental illness: an interview with nurse-turned-author Nathan Filer

For World Mental Health Day 2019 a former nurse talks about his latest book

Nurses open up about their mental health problems

Mental ill health is now the top reason for NHS sickness absence – but there is good news

Mature students are vital to mental health nursing – but numbers are dropping

Financial pressures put older potential candidates off mental health nursing as a career

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