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Parents see mental health diagnosis as a ‘life sentence’

Results of a survey by MQ: Transforming Mental Health

Anxiety is more likely in under 35s

Study finds 4% of the population are affected by anxiety disorders

Policy briefing: Leading Change, Adding Value

An examination of NHE England's new nursing framework.

Hospital wards should be adapted for dementia care

RCN survey reveals that 45% of nurses think dementia will be the biggest health issue in the...

Diagnosis of mental illness seen as a ‘life sentence’ for children

Only about one third of parents think their child in getting effective help

Anxiety is more likely in under 35s

Research looked at 48 studies and suggests anxiety is more common than previously thought.

Prince says ‘no one should be bullied over sexuality’

Prince Williams speaks out and becomes first royal to appear on cover of Attitude magazine.

Restraint policy ‘not backed by evidence’

RCN report, Positive and Proactive Care: Reducing the Need for Restrictive Interventions,...

School nurse cuts a factor in child mental health crisis

Delegates at RCN congress vote unanimously to lobby over lack of funding, amid warnings...

UK awards launched to recognise healthcare support staff

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched the Our Health...

A&E unit gets dedicated mental health nurse team

No more travelling between hospital sites for nurses

Sturgeon: Scotland will keep bursaries

Two standing ovations for Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon as she pledges to retain...

Mental health of children 'needs investment'

UK governments must act, RCN congress told

Drugs act 'is not working', congress told...

Current policies mean 'vulnerable people miss out on help', says student

RCN congress unanimous on 'appalling' bursary decision...

Members call for government to work with royal college on other options for student funding

School nurse investment key to tackling child mental health crisis – RCN

Survey reveals school nurses are weighed down by workload

Plan to drop NMC midwifery committee 'could affect patient safety'...

If government proposal goes ahead, regulation will largely be determined by another...