Lack of specialist substance misuse training for nursing staff at the Nightingale Hospital in London is putting patients at risk of “serious harm”, according to the Care Quality Commission.
Mental health nurses at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust have helped design a new app to record clinical data, which means they can spend more time caring for patients.
An influential committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of prison healthcare services in meeting the needs of inmates, including those with long-term conditions.
A group of 21 trainee nursing associates has begun apprenticeships at a private mental healthcare provider, which is claiming to be one of the first independent organisations to offer this form of training for the new role.
The Royal College of Nursing is asking mental health nurses what needs to change in order to ensure mental and physical health are given the same priority and importance in the NHS.
More than half of nurses referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council may have experienced suicidal thoughts, indicates a snapshot survey by a group campaigning for improved support for those going through fitness to practise (FtP) procedures.
Specialist perinatal mental health services are still non-existent in a quarter of UK regions, according to new analysis by a campaign group.
The extent to which mental health staff are “stressed, stretched and leaving” services must be investigated in new research looking at turnover rates, healthcare workers have said at Unison’s annual health conference.
A nasal spray formulation of ketamine has shown promise for the rapid treatment of symptoms of major depression and suicidal thoughts, according to findings from a new US study.
Foundation of Nursing Studies chair set to step down Subscription
Leading nurse academic Professor Tony Butterworth is to step down from his role as chair of the Foundation of Nursing Studies charity.