An experimental therapy involving patients with schizophrenia interacting with a computer-generated character that embodies one of the voices they hear, can help rapidly reduce symptoms, according to a new UK study.
Community nurses are pioneering an innovative approach to support patients with multiple long- term conditions and reduce pressure on accident and emergency departments in West and North Yorkshire.
Researchers from leading UK universities and NHS trusts are to carry out a major new project to develop and test a talking-based therapy for cancer survivors.
The number of injuries to staff while trying to restrain patients at mental health trusts in England has risen by 300 in a year, reversing a previous trend, latest data has revealed.
An annual survey of people’s experiences of using community mental healthcare shows “limited progress” overall, with a decline in performance in some service areas, according to regulators.
The levels of stress experienced by emergency call handlers is damaging to their long term health, according to a pioneering study by UK researchers.
Matrons are supporting a pilot scheme in North Lincolnshire that is designed to improve the care given to mental health patients who are acutely ill or have suffered a minor injury.
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.
Student nurses at Edinburgh Napier University are staging a play based on the traumatic experiences of a young woman in mental health crisis to highlight the importance of bringing health and social care together.
A major London acute trust has announced an independent investigation into staff disciplinary process, following the suicide of a nurse.