The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation
Emeritus professor Kevin Gournay received the Eileen Skellern Lifetimetime Achievement award
What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?
Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated
People with learning disabilities can benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy
Nurses have until 7 July to contribute to the consultation on proposed changes in England
What any nurse should consider before deciding whether to accept or decline money or gifts
How much you should be paid and when – and what to do if payroll makes a mistake
What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment
Nurses have been hit hard by rising fuel costs as NHS mileage allowances fail to cover costs
Guidance on management covers de-escalation, restraint and tranquilisation
What you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act and lasting power of attorney
Ageing and its effect can contribute to chronic loneliness, but it is a myth that only older people are affected
Can the number of nurses ever keep pace with demand on mental health services?
Meet the winner of the Mental Health Nursing category of the RCN Nursing Awards 2021
Acceptance of the role is driven by the reality of nursing shortages
Neil Brimblecombe reflects on how practitioners’ roles have evolved over the years
Entries are open for this year’s mental health nursing category of the RCN Nursing Awards. Be in it to win it
Understanding the powerful effect animals can have for a person who has mental health issues.
There is no room for 'turf wars' in mental health care, says Dr Adrian James, Registrar at the Royal College of Psychiatrists
The blurb on the back cover says this book is for nurses and other professionals in mental health practice, but the contents are clearly directed towards nursing students
Brent Williams provides a compelling insight into the experience of depression told mainly through pictures
Little is added to the debate on spirituality and care by the outdated ideas in this book
Lesley Warner reviews plays with mental health themes at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
Self-employed nursing advisor David Harding-Price reviews Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide by Caroline Kinsella and Connor Kinsella
Visiting teaching fellow Liam Clarke reviews Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Worlds of Those Who were There by David Scrimgeour