Category list : Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust
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The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread and appear to be driven by workload pressures and burn out.
One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, according to researchers.
A rift among the mental health nursing community has emerged over education reforms which could see a move towards more generic nursing degrees, an investigation by Nursing Times can reveal.
Mental health nurses train with simulation suiteSubscription
Nurses and other mental healthcare professionals in North London are now able to boost their communications skills using a new simulation suite – one of the first available in such a setting.
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “requires improvement” after inspectors highlighted safety concerns, including ligature risks and unsuitable places of safety.
A mental health trust in north London has launched a more “proactive” recruitment strategy by employing a greater number of nurses than it has vacancies for and targeting students earlier in their training.
An independent review of over a dozen deaths among mental health patients has criticised an NHS trust for what it described as “unacceptable” bed management practices.
A community mental health nurse has been struck off after allegedly attempting to smuggle a tambourine and maracas used for the treatment of patients out of a high security prison in his rucksack.
Less than half of UK prescriptions for antipsychotic drugs are being issued to treat the serious mental illnesses for which they are mainly licensed, according to researchers.
NHS mental health providers have lost thousands of nursing posts, amid accusations services are being “looted” to implement safe staffing levels in the acute sector in the wake of the Francis report into Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.