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COVID 19: why we need to ditch the military terms

Framing the pandemic as a war, with battles and sacrifices, sends the wrong message

Eating disorders: why mental health nurses’ role in recovery is crucial

Nurses are perfectly positioned to help and support people with eating disorders

Nursing unity can help bridge mental health gap

Nurses can be a powerful voice in 2020 advocating for better care outcomes

We need to change how we invest in mental health nursing or risk a continuing crisis

More funding is needed to solve staffing shortages in mental health nursing
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Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

Never turn someone away because they are ‘not thin enough’ to have anorexia

Challenge stigma around eating disorders and take opportunities to prevent illness escalating

Job support a key to mental health recovery

Individual placement and support (IPS) has helped keep people with mental health conditions...

WHO’s $60 million mental health initiative should not ignore nursing

Nurses are strangely absent from the World Health Organization’s five-year mental health plan

How good nursing leadership can champion holistic healthcare

Investment in mental health nursing leadership is vital on acute wards

Joker distorts link between mental illness and violence

Joker is playing to packed cinemas, but its portrayal of mental illness is worrying 

Sexual safety in all mental health settings is a fundamental right for service users

Sexual Safety Collaborative to have new standards to improve sexual safety on wards

Community mental health framework aims to address inequalities in services

NHS England's framework ties in with plans to develop better integration of services

Nurse bodycam use: a benefit or a waste of resources?

Two leading nurses discuss whether body camera use in healthcare could be beneficial

Mental health transformation plan limited by nurse numbers

Ambitious NHS plan fails to acknowledge 'workforce hill we all must climb'

Taking the service to the service user could improve rural access to mental healthcare

Roving clinics can help provide care in remote places to combat loneliness and isolation  

Why we need to hear maverick voices more in mental health nursing

In the 2019 Skellern Lecture, Mick McKeown argues for better services and a better world

Why nitrous oxide is nothing to laugh about

This fast-acting anaesthetic gas enjoys a reputation of being harmless, but could be lethal

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