Men in Norfolk who feel suicidal are to benefit from a new role designed to ensure they get early support before being seen by mental health specialists.
A mental health trust has introduced a digital patient monitoring system after an evaluation found it enabled nurses to carry out vital checks on patients without disturbing their sleep.
Every major A&E department in England now has a specialist crisis team in place to treat people with mental health needs but more nurses are needed to provide top-level care, new research shows.
A nursing leader has told how a new programme at her trust to support people back into employment following an episode of serious mental illness is allowing patients to rebuild confidence and “move on with their lives”.
Young people have been placed on adult mental wards because of a shortage of nursing staff at Northern Ireland’s only inpatient unit for children with mental health problems, it has emerged.
More than 400 people with a severe mental health problem are set to take part in a new clinical trial which will see them given virtual reality (VR) therapy in a bid to help them overcome their fears and complete everyday tasks at their own pace.
A care home provider has launched a new social media campaign in a bid to create a “one-stop-shop” of addresses for travellers and holiday-goers so they can send residents a postcard.
A research study, which suggests recruiting more frontline staff and freeing up more patient-facing time will help to reduce physical restraint, has won paper of the year 2018.
A struggling trust has opened a new mental health ward and additional support services, as part of a £4m project to “transform and improve” mental healthcare in West Norfolk.
Statutory guidance issued to help healthcare professionals properly apply key mental health legislation is not being used as intended, inspectors have warned.