Category list : mental health nurses recommendation
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Healthcare assistants share their views on the sexual health needs of people with severe mental illness. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
People with severe mental illness also have reduced life expectancy and diminished physical health. A review of research highlights how general nurses can better support this patient group
Professionals, patients and families give their views on the use of restrictive practices in psychiatric inpatient services for children and young people. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
Mersey Care Foundation Trust has reduced the use of physical restraint through the ‘No Force First’ programme. It subsequently won the Patient Safety Improvement category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Homoeostasis is central to life. Vital signs measure homoeostasis and are therefore key in restoring patients to health. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
People with severe mental illness die much earlier than others, often of physical comorbidities. What can – and needs to – be done to improve their physical health?