Nursing staff and leaders at Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust have been praised for their care and dedication after the trust became one of only a handful of mental health providers to achieve the top inspection rating.
An MP has praised mental health nurses for their “dedication and hard work” after visiting a trust helpline, which receives more than 60,000 calls per year.
A new beareavement care pathway for pregnacy and baby loss “must” be rolled out nationally, according to a report, but midwives have warned that funding should be invested into their training to support the move.
Student nurses should be equipped with tools to deal with stress as a routine part of their training, researchers have urged.
Academics have called for a “new phase of mental health nursing research” that is focused on the training needed for these nurses to deliver physical health care.
An independent children’s mental health hospital that put patients at risk by leaving agency nurses “without relevant knowledge or experience” in charge of shifts has been shut down.
The government has been urged to carry out an urgent inquiry into “hugely alarming” nurse suicide figures, amid claims their cries for help were “repeatedly” ignored.
Targeted stop smoking support delivered by specially trained mental health nurses has helped more people with severe mental illness to quit, according to a major new study.
Opposition parties in Scotland have called for the full publication of a report into the “shocking” treatment of patients at a Dundee mental health unit, after BBC report leaked information on “risky” restraints.
An independent mental health hospital in Essex has been placed into special measures after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission found “safety was not a priority” at the service.