The Welsh government have announced an additional £7.1m investment to help protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales.
Getting the right workforce in place is the “biggest barrier” to the government’s ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services, warns a committee of MPs.
A struggling NHS trust that has been rated ‘inadequate’ for more than two years has appointed a new nursing chief to help turn around its fortunes.
The new long-term plan for the NHS in England has promised to help an additional 24,000 women with perinatal mental health difficulties by 2023-24.
The risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, warn researchers, who also highlight that the rise varies by the type of cancer diagnosed.
The much-anticipated plan for the long-term future of the NHS will be published tomorrow, the government has confirmed, but commentators have already criticised an expected delay to the part relating to workforce issues.
Heart patients need “kindness” from nurses and other healthcare professionals, as much as they need medical intervention, a study has found.
A registered mental health nurse has been appointed as the next chief executive of Dorset HealthCare University Foundation NHS Trust.
Mature students in England will in future be offered £5,000 to embark on a career in mental health or learning disability nursing in a new bid to tackle shortages, under plans expected to be revealed early next year.
Inequalities in access to services for severe mental illness persist in England despite efforts to improve policy and practice, according to new research which found people from ethnic minority backgrounds continue to be worst affected.
Emergency mental health hospital admissions in London are expected to be cut in half thanks to a new “pioneering” ambulance scheme involving nurses and paramedics working side-by-side.
A major review commissioned by the government into mental health legislation has failed to recognise the important role played by nurses, a nursing chief has warned.
A mental health nurse who overcame alcoholism and successfully regained his registration has called for more support for other nurses battling addiction.
Targeted mental health support will be made available on the NHS to the partners of new and expectant mothers, it has been announced.
Cognitive behavioural therapy intervention delivered by respiratory nurses can reduce anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UK researchers.
The number of NHS nurses and health visitors in England dropped by 872 in August compared to the previous month, latest data reveals.
Children’s wellbeing is being put at risk by national nurse shortages, leaders have warned.
Tackling nurse vacancies will one of the key priorities of the new chief nurse at a struggling mental health trust.
Nursing support staff at a mental health trust have come up with a new initiative to help their patients with dementia to connect with their past.
Nurses are in a prime position to research gun violence and look at ways to prevent it, according to a new paper from the US.