Mental health student nurse editor
In her last blog as mental health branch editor for SNT, Becky reflects on the past year and looks to the future.
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.
A zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression has been widely adopted in healthcare but health professionals must be flexible in how they tackle such situations
The risks of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia are well known. A review by pharmacists with care home staff led to the drugs being reduced or discontinued
Latest mental health research
Learning disability nursing? What’s that about? Well, that’s not real nursing is it? Oh you mean mental health? No.
Mental health news
Young people who adopt the “goth” subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to UK researchers.