Community mental health nurses are being urged to share their experiences about the part they play in helping patients to quit smoking and the barriers standing in their way of offering this support.
Nurses in mental health and diabetes care will team up to trial a new support service dedicated to people struggling with a rare eating disorder.
Mental health nurses at trusts in London are swapping job skills with colleagues in accident and emergency to help both sets of professionals better manage and treat patients with mental health problems.
An independent healthcare provider has revealed plans for a new in-house training academy to secure its own pipeline of nurses in the face of national shortages.
Nurse leaders in Wales have called for all mental health nurses to be supported to develop leadership skills and receive effective and continuous professional development, in a set of pledges released for the sector.
The invaluable work of mental health nurses is taking centre stage today in the first ever national celebration of the speciality.
Matt Hancock has pledged to overhaul mental health support for nurses and other care staff, after a report laid bare the “emotional labour” of working in the NHS.
A mental health nurse has told how outdated and dark portrayals of the speciality, such as in film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, still hang over the profession and must be debunked.
A trust in the South East has increased its staffing levels and re-trained workers in a drive to make changes to its children’s services, following a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Midwives will play a greater role in promoting healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing, under new draft guidelines proposed by the profession’s regulator.