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What if I told you there was a new treatment being used to relieve depression and anxiety, and its side effects include improved fitness, weight loss and social integration? The ‘wonder drug’ in question is a smartphone game called Pokemon Go and you’re going to hear a lot about it
We talk to Cheryl Kipping, consultant nurse – dual diagnosis (coexisting mental health and substance misuse) at South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust, who trained as a nurse in 1978.
As part of a research project, Debbie Batstone, Jackie Waghorn and Claire Tobias trained a group of frontline mental health crisis practitioners in motivational interviewing skills. They tell us about that experience
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On the face of it, Christmas arrived early for those using and working in the increasingly beleaguered world of mental health. Not to mention a few birthdays, Hogmanays, Bar Mitzvahs and baby showers.
We talk to Georgie Relph, a community mental health nurse and care co-ordinator in an early intervention in psychosis team.
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With more and more of us living in single person households, Hazel explores the impact this is having on mental health.
Zach is an ex-soldier who’s withdrawn into a cardboard box in his kitchen. Ieuan is Zach’s friend who wants to offer assistance in the form of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, more commonly known as MDMA.
While most people will be taking an extended break from work, nurses around the country will be delivering care to the one in four of the population with a long-term condition.
After attending an engagement review at the NMC, student nurse Helen was left wondering if the branches of nursing are too seperate