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Community mental health nurses should also work in general practices to ease care burden

GP Partnership Review examines the difficult challenges general practices face

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NHS Long Term Plan is big on ambition, so why is it short of nurses’ support?

Critics say the 10-year strategy cannot succeed until the NHS staffing crisis is resolved

NHS Long Term Plan: what it means for mental healthcare

Leading nurse figures share their thoughts on the ambitious plans for mental health services

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Nurse suicide: why NHS employers need to learn from past tragedies

Employers could be missing opportunities to improve psychological support for staff

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Weapons, toasters or fish: what gift will a patient give you today?

A token of gratitude is always welcome – but check whether it may compromise your role

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Child mental health

Transforming children’s mental health services: the key points

With £300 million earmarked for such services, how will this affect nurses?

CQC to work with NHS Improvement to support mental health trusts

Regulator finds mental healthcare in reasonable shape, but significant problems remain

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

Suicide

Boosting support for people with cancer who are at high risk of suicide

Public Health England's examination of patients’ cause of death highlights the need for...

Nurse training targeted to reduce suicide rate

Initiative aims to cut suicides by 10%; funding focused on eight hotspots

What’s happened to the mental health nursing workforce?

RCN warning for one year old mental health workforce plan, suggesting initial targets will...

How fitness to practise fears raise suicide risk for troubled nurses

Campaign group calls for better support for nurses reported to regulator

Personality disorders: how the new consensus statement seeks to improve care and

Consensus statement looks to overturn stigma of personality disorders

Child support services often miss clues from past trauma, say mental health experts

Many mental health problems are linked to adverse childhood experiences, but young people...

Mother and baby units in perinatal mental health

In February, NHS England announced a £23 million additional investment in perinatal mental...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

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