Category list : Psychosis
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In Edinburgh, a nurse-led team has changed the patient pathway for older people experiencing a mental health crisis. This initiative won the Nursing in Mental Health category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards
Opposition parties in Scotland have called for the full publication of a report into the “shocking” treatment of patients at a Dundee mental health unit, after BBC report leaked information on “risky” restraints.
At Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust, patients who hear voices are invited to join a Hearing Voices group co-facilitated by a mental health nurse, which has wide-ranging benefits
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
For many years the mental health issues of new fathers were ignored, but this is changing and awareness, assessment, recognition and treatment are improving
A new model of care for people with psychosis is currently being trialled in a number of countries. Called Open Dialogue, it aims to empower patients and families
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A study gauged the awareness of people with schizophrenia about their physical health to identify ways of reducing their increased risk of health problems
Mental health services face “significant risks” in meeting new national waiting time targets, in particular due to a lack of understanding of the required number of staff, a report by the national audit body has found.