A mental health unit in Suffolk that was forced to close due to staff shortages will welcome patients again next week after successfully recruiting 24 new nurses.
A senior mental health nurse from Wales has been struck off for having sex with a “vulnerable” patient and causing her ”direct and lasting emotional harm”.
Nurses and other healthcare staff may be under-reporting sexual incidents on mental health wards, the healthcare watchdog for England has warned.
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Nursing students and staff at the University of Wolverhampton have presented a pioneering suicide prevention project to a panel of experts who are reviewing the mental health of the NHS workforce.
Tackling “stigma and prejudice” around mental health is key to addressing nurse recruitment challenges in this field, a leader at a top NHS trust has said.
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study.
Nominations are now open for the inaugural round of a new award launched in tribute to a London nurse who took his own life after being unfairly sacked.
Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit the habit, according to US researchers.
A prison has been told to issue clear guidance to staff on when to attempt resuscitation after nurses carried out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an inmate who was “clearly dead”.
E-cigarettes, estimated as 95% less harmful than conventional cigarettes, are too often being overlooked as a stop smoking tool by the NHS, especially in mental health settings, according to MPs.
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
Student nurses of all disciplines at the University of Northampton will be taught skills in mental health “first aid” to help them spot crucial warning signs of problems like depression and anxiety in both themselves and their patients.
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise.
Two wards for dementia patients have been temporarily closed by NHS Grampian due to nurse shortages.
Care from peer support workers with lived experience of mental health conditions may help reduce readmission for people who have recently left acute mental health care, according to researchers.
Children as young as 12 will be among the first patients seen at a new NHS clinic, which is being set up to address computer game addiction.
A petition calling for student nurses to be paid a minimum living wage, following the scrapping of the bursary, has been signed by over 250,000 people since it was set up three weeks ago.
A new nurse-led pilot has been launched to provide rough sleepers in the Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal areas with mental health assessment and short-term interventions.
There has been a significant increase in prevalence of prenatal depression among today’s young mothers, according to a unique study of two generations of women in England.
An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.