Care home staff working on zero-hours contracts are more likely to have worse mental health levels than other staff in the health and social care sector, according to UK researchers.
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Young people with mental health conditions in London are helping to train hospital nursing staff to better support others in crisis when they are receiving urgent medical treatment.
Women with polycystic ovaries are more likely to suffer from mental health problems and should be routinely screened for mental health issues, according to a new large-scale study.
Women who give birth in winter or spring are less likely than women who deliver in the autumn or summer to suffer from postnatal depression, suggests a US study being presented at a conference.
Nurses in the South West of England may soon be hit by parking charges, after it was revealed that their trust was consulting over whether to end free parking.
People who take anti-depressants long-term are more likely to put on weight, according to UK researchers who say their findings should be factored into prescribing decisions and consultations.
An ongoing shortage of mental health nurses at an NHS trust in York has delayed the re-opening of one of its wards, which has been closed since the end of last year.
More than two thirds of mental health workers have “often” or “sometimes” experienced an unsafe ratio of patients to staff in the past year, according to a new survey that has also revealed an increase in violent attacks.
Midwives will play a greater role in promoting healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing, under new draft guidelines proposed by the profession’s regulator.
Verbal aggression, such as personal insults, name-calling, and discriminatory remarks, by patients is linked with a higher level of anger among mental health nurses than physical violence, according to UK researchers.