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Being mentored by a mental health nurse prescriber has inspired me to share an experience that challenged me to draw upon skills I learned in theory sessions and was keen to put into practice
Hello my name is Helen. I am a student nurse and an informal carer for my mum.
'Substance misuse nurses are becoming jaded'Subscription
Ishbel Straker has seen substance misuse nursing change during her career and believes services are undervaluing nurses and stunting their professional growth
We talk to Sarah Richardson, charge nurse at the psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU), Kingsley Green, Hertfordshire.
Independent Mental Health Advocates aren't a threatVideoSubscription
A project involving SCIE and UCLan aims to dispel some of the anxieties that clinical staff can have around advocacy
Making time meaningfulSubscription
Penny Hibberd helps families of those with dementia spend quality time with their relative
Clinical supervision can have amazing effets, as it enables nurses and midwives to share work issues and best practice, says Chris Bassett. It must not be neglected.
So after months of campaigning, and commentators pontificating about the implications of all the different coalition permutations, we have a majority government after all.
As a member of a family who lost someone as a consequence of the Afghanistan conflict, the news of the end of British soldiers being sent there came as welcome news – and no doubt a wave of relief for those with family members serving as part of the British forces.
With reviews and reports throwing up questions about whether there exists a lack of compassion in healthcare, Emma Vincent asks if compassion truly is something that can be taught.