Opinion, analysis and debate
Discovering the Safewards Model has helped mental health nurse, Helen Croft, and her colleagues create an ‘air of positivity’ in their service by helping patients and staff understand each other better
No decision about us, without usSubscription
Many conferences which purport to tackle student mental health issues are more concerned with making money than helping those in higher education
Dorcas Gwata started as a hospital cleaner, and now she’s a clinical nurse specialist who works with young people affected by gangs
The opportunity to merge clinical work and research has been a true success in the eyes of Dr Joseph Manning, a clinical-academic senior research fellow in children, young people and family nursing, who works across Nottingham Children’s Hospital, Coventry University and The University of Nottingham.
A nurse in a psychologists' environmentSubscription
In his multi-faceted and non-traditional role, nurse therapist Clyde Wright is helping to improve mental health care, and particularly the treatment offered to individuals with personality disorders
'Nursing is much more fulfilling if you challenge yourself, keep learning and keep moving'Subscription
“I enjoy the challenge of joining new services and making sense out of the chaos,” specialist clinician, Shirley Nicholls tells me with a laugh. As we talk, it becomes clear that becoming involved with new projects and services has sparked her interest throughout her nearly 30-year nursing career.
Two key documents were published for consultation last week, namely draft safe staffing guidance on NHS community teams and mental health providers.
Standing beside Glyn Goodchild, we look at his 55-year long career – complete with its peaks and valleys – from the vantage point of an impending retirement.
This is a different kind of blog. It’s about students, but isn’t addressed to students – it’s addressed to the mentors, practice facilitators and healthcare staff everywhere.
'The day I started to feel like a nurse'Subscription
On the day you qualified, after you’d passed the exams, collected your badge and certificate, did you feel that you were a nurse?