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Preventing and managing challenging behaviour

21 February 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Patients exhibiting challenging behaviour, which includes any non-verbal, verbal or physical behaviour, is a significant issue in healthcare settings. Preventing...

How to address the physical needs of clients in a mental health setting

24 March 2012

Nursing Management

Feature

People with mental health illness, particularly those affected in the long term, experience higher rates of morbidity and mortality than the general population. It...

Reducing health inequalities for people with serious mental illness

17 May 2017

Nursing Standard

CPD

People with serious mental illness (SMI) are at risk of dying many years earlier than the general population. Providing an effective, cost-efficient healthcare...
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