The Welsh government have announced an additional £7.1m investment to help protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales.
Getting the right workforce in place is the “biggest barrier” to the government’s ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services, warns a committee of MPs.
A struggling NHS trust that has been rated ‘inadequate’ for more than two years has appointed a new nursing chief to help turn around its fortunes.
The new long-term plan for the NHS in England has promised to help an additional 24,000 women with perinatal mental health difficulties by 2023-24.
The risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, warn researchers, who also highlight that the rise varies by the type of cancer diagnosed.
The much-anticipated plan for the long-term future of the NHS will be published tomorrow, the government has confirmed, but commentators have already criticised an expected delay to the part relating to workforce issues.
Heart patients need “kindness” from nurses and other healthcare professionals, as much as they need medical intervention, a study has found.
A registered mental health nurse has been appointed as the next chief executive of Dorset HealthCare University Foundation NHS Trust.
Mature students in England will in future be offered £5,000 to embark on a career in mental health or learning disability nursing in a new bid to tackle shortages, under plans expected to be revealed early next year.
Inequalities in access to services for severe mental illness persist in England despite efforts to improve policy and practice, according to new research which found people from ethnic minority backgrounds continue to be worst affected.