Student nurses of all disciplines at the University of Northampton will be taught skills in mental health “first aid” to help them spot crucial warning signs of problems like depression and anxiety in both themselves and their patients.
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise.
Two wards for dementia patients have been temporarily closed by NHS Grampian due to nurse shortages.
Care from peer support workers with lived experience of mental health conditions may help reduce readmission for people who have recently left acute mental health care, according to researchers.
Children as young as 12 will be among the first patients seen at a new NHS clinic, which is being set up to address computer game addiction.
A petition calling for student nurses to be paid a minimum living wage, following the scrapping of the bursary, has been signed by over 250,000 people since it was set up three weeks ago.
A new nurse-led pilot has been launched to provide rough sleepers in the Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal areas with mental health assessment and short-term interventions.
There has been a significant increase in prevalence of prenatal depression among today’s young mothers, according to a unique study of two generations of women in England.
An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.
The government is to explore introducing an opt-in system that would allow universities to share information on student mental health with parents or a trusted person.