Helping people sleep better could also improve mental health, according to researchers behind what is believed to be one of the largest gold standard trials of a psychological treatment to date.
A coroner has called for nurse consultants, experienced in physical healthcare, to be used in acute mental health settings to train other staff in identifying physically sick patients.
More needs to be done to help health professionals to support women’s mental health during pregnancy, according to a joint survey by a charity and a union.
Mental health nurses were among a group of practitioners who met with more than 700 local residents at Notting Hill Carnival in London last weekend, to offer support to those affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster.
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is offering former mental health nurses a £500 bonus if they complete a free training course and come back to the profession.
Excluding pupils from school may lead to long-term psychiatric problems and psychological distress, a UK study including thousands of children has found.
Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, according to UK researchers.
Risky social media posts are not just due to impulsivity, but might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture that makes people believe “it’s the right thing to do”.
Accident and emergency attendance among patients with dementia in the last year of life is both “common” and has increased over time, warn UK researchers.
It was 6 o’clock in the morning on the 14 June when London community mental health nurse Ian Sorzano was woken up by his brother and first learnt of the fire at Grenfell Tower.