A university in the Midlands has announced what it believes to be the first financial incentive scheme aimed at encouraging more men to apply for its nursing and midwifery degree courses.
Verbal aggression, such as personal insults, name-calling, and discriminatory remarks, by patients is linked with a higher level of anger among mental health nurses than physical violence, according to UK researchers.
The NHS has launched a dedicated mental health service to help people affected by the Manchester Arena attack on 22 May 2017.
A mental health trust in East Anglia has become the first NHS provider in the UK to introduce a “blended” service that brings together low and medium secure beds for its female patients.
At least 4,600 extra crisis care nurses are to be created as part of a major workforce plan announced by the government today to improve mental health services.
A Yorkshire trust is leading the way nationally in eliminating face down restraint from its inpatient wards, following the introduction of nurse-led training for all staff that focuses on defusing difficult situations.
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A set of resources have been developed to help health visitors support children and their families following traumatic events, ranging from car accidents to terror attacks.
Specialist midwives should be in post at every trust to provide vital perinatal mental health support, organisations representing health professionals have said in response to a hard-hitting new report.
Mental health services are under “significant and increasing” pressure, with a continuing decline in the number of mental health nurses, regulators have warned.
A nurse and novice runner has taken on a half marathon in the heat of the African sun in order to help children who live and work on a rubbish dump in Sierra Leone.