Patients with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of re-admission to hospital if treated with lithium, according to Swedish researchers, who said it should remain the “first line treatment”.
People in rehabilitation for mental health problems often face lengthy stays far from home and local support, with those in private providers most affected, the Care Quality Commission has found.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has officially launched a new specialist service offering help to new mothers with severe postnatal depression and other complex mental health issues.
Antidepressants are more effective than placebo for the short-term treatment of acute depression in adults, a study led by UK researchers has confirmed.
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.
Mental health and learning disability nurses are being urged by unions to offer up their views on possible changes to legislation under the Mental Health Act.
NHS England has announced today that further funding will be made available to improve the mental health of around 3,000 pregnant women and those who have recently given birth, as part of an ongoing programme.
One in 10 posts in specialist mental health services are already vacant and Brexit will make recruitment even tougher, a body representing trusts in the sector has warned.
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Mental health services in London are excluding LGBT+ people and other vulnerable groups who need its services most urgently, a new report has concluded.
Older adults who are also frail are twice as likely to experience delirium following elective surgery than others of an older age, a new review by Canadian researchers suggests.