The number of injuries to staff while trying to restrain patients at mental health trusts in England has risen by 300 in a year, reversing a previous trend, latest data has revealed.
An annual survey of people’s experiences of using community mental healthcare shows “limited progress” overall, with a decline in performance in some service areas, according to regulators.
The levels of stress experienced by emergency call handlers is damaging to their long term health, according to a pioneering study by UK researchers.
Matrons are supporting a pilot scheme in North Lincolnshire that is designed to improve the care given to mental health patients who are acutely ill or have suffered a minor injury.
Women with polycystic ovaries are more likely to suffer from mental health problems and should be routinely screened for mental health issues, according to a new large-scale study.
Student nurses at Edinburgh Napier University are staging a play based on the traumatic experiences of a young woman in mental health crisis to highlight the importance of bringing health and social care together.
A major London acute trust has announced an independent investigation into staff disciplinary process, following the suicide of a nurse.
A major dip in the recruitment of nurses from other European Union countries “was to be expected” in light of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, according to health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Young people’s mental health care in England is suffering because of regular staffing changes and practitioners often appearing too busy, children have said in a national review of mental health services for young people.
Depression is “common” among nurses and linked to a higher likelihood that they will make clinical errors, according to a study carried out in the US.