One of the priorities for the NHS in the future must be “true parity of care between mental and physical health” Prime Minister Theresa May said in her speech on the future of the NHS delivered at the Royal Free Hospital on Monday
A new online resource has been launched to support parents, relatives and health professionals in the wake of baby loss during mid pregnancy.
Therapy should be offered to patients within a month of a traumatic event to help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to draft guidance, with a new focus on early treatment.
There have been encouraging improvements in nursing care in hospitals but people with mental health conditions continue to report worse experiences, according to the latest national inpatient survey.
Diane Hull has been appointed as the new chief nurse at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, with a brief to help improve the mental health provider.
A specialist cancer nurse has claimed the stress of her job means she and most of her team need antidepressants to cope.
An acute provider in the Midlands and a specialist mental health trust based in North London have both appointed new clinical nursing professors to drive forward their research programmes.
People who take anti-depressants long-term are more likely to put on weight, according to UK researchers who say their findings should be factored into prescribing decisions and consultations.
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has issued a public apology about the care given to a woman who was killed after she absconded from one of its secure units.
Training on suicide prevention should be seen as important as learning life support skills, according to nurses who have highlighted a lack of education and awareness among the profession.