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Holiday charity helps military veterans cope with post traumatic stress disorder

Former army nurse Chris Buswell says time away helped him cope with grief and work-related...

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We can de-stigmatise mental ill health if we’re willing to learn from the past

History has so much to tell us about modern medical and social attitudes to mental health

Mental healthcare abroad: the similarities and differences

Nursing student looks at the similarities and differences between Finnish and British mental...

Reaching a crisis point: how carers having your back can matter most

Marsha McAdam describes how appropriate support helped her to cope in a crisis

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'When I speak about my fears I become less fearful of them'...

Nursing student Matty Laycock reveals the techniques he uses to help him to deal with his OCD

Ian Hulatt: Melancholy disputes over effectiveness of antidepressants

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

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...

Diversity matters: promoting greater cultural competence in mental healthcare

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

Trauma, feminism and mental health nursing

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

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...

Medium secure services need a recovery academy

Tammi Walker and colleagues extol the benefits of focusing on a better future even for...

Spotlight on ways of preventing suicide

Lesley Warner reviews Take a Minute – Cardboard Citizens’ interactive production...
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Opportunity for black and minority ethnic nurses to showcase their achievements

Community matron Dena Ross, joint winner of the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi...

Metamorphosis - or how to de-bug care for people with mental health problems in general...

Alex McClimens and colleagues argue for 'cross-fertilisation' between fields of practice to...

Matter over mind: physical causes of mental illness

The old argument that the roots of mental illness may lie in the body, not the mind, has...

Changing mental health nursing

Following up on her September interview in Mental Health Practice, Felicity Stockwell’s...

Working in partnership with patients to take control of mental health services

Understanding that co-production between service users and staff in mental health services...

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