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Recovery in Mental Health Nursing

The blurb on the back cover says this book is for nurses and other professionals in mental...

Out of the Woods: A journey through depression and anxiety

Brent Williams provides a compelling insight into the experience of depression told mainly...

Book review: Treating Body and Soul – A clinicians’ guide to supporting the physical,...

Little is added to the debate on spirituality and care by the outdated ideas in this book

Edinburgh Fringe review

Lesley Warner reviews plays with mental health themes at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.

Book review: Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide (Second edition)

Self-employed nursing advisor David Harding-Price reviews Introducing Mental Health: A...

Book review: Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There (...

Visiting teaching fellow Liam Clarke reviews Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Worlds...

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

Making the difference to mental health services is a challenge for everyone

Editor Colin Parish on how you can get involved in the Mental Health Practice conference...

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...

Graham Scott

RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems...

NMC hearing

Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they

Your views

Suicide, suspected Munchausen by Proxy, and pets

Understanding the powerful effect animals can have for a person who has mental health issues.

Distressed man

No turf wars in mental health - put the patient first

There is no room for 'turf wars' in mental health care, says Dr Adrian James,

Comment

Me and my stammer – and how it's affected my mental health...

Gareth Cowlin wants to help other people whose stammer has interfered with their mental well...

Trauma, feminism and mental health nursing

At a recent conference on critical perspectives in mental health, change was the keyword. As...

Ian Hulatt: Melancholy disputes over effectiveness of antidepressants

A huge review of the evidence has found antidepressants are more effective than placebos...

Diversity matters: promoting greater cultural competence in mental healthcare

Mary Seacole award winner Saeideh Saeidi argues that all nurses need to understand cultural...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

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