Category list : Mental health
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I applied to be a mental health nurse a year ago and now I’m at university at the start of what I hope to be a long career in nursing.
We talk to Georgie Relph, a community mental health nurse and care co-ordinator in an early intervention in psychosis team.
Many people with mental ill health or learning disability die early, preventable deaths but steps can be taken to ensure their physical health needs are not overlooked.
Improving acute care for patients with dementiaSubscription
Relatives may notice inadequacies in care when a relative with dementia is admitted to hospital. This study gathered views of carers to indicate how care can be improved.
Treating PTSD using the natural environmentSubscription
The natural environment has a proven positive effect on wellbeing and could be used instead of more traditional therapies to treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Emergency department clinicians, managers and commissioners are being urged to commit to a five-point plan to improve mental health care for patients and place it on an even footing with physical health care.
Children and adolescents have a doubled risk of aggression and suicide when taking one of the five most commonly-prescribed antidepressants, according to Danish researchers.
Leading military nurse joins Chester UniversitySubscription
A former Ministry of Defence professor of nursing has joined the University of Chester’s health and social care faculty.
Investment in children’s nursing is vital as part of efforts to improve support for children who have suffered abuse, say nursing leaders.
Seeing the emotional distress of teenagers on placement promoted children’s nursing editor, Danielle, to realise that her training should do more to equip her to offer the best possible care to adolescent service users