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A parent information leaflet to promote mental health in children

20 August 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Positive mental health is an essential element of every child’s overall health and lays the building blocks for mentally healthy adults. There is increasing emphasis...

Assertive outreach: development of a working model

20 February 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the development of an assertive outreach team at Tees and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust for people with severe and enduring mental health...

A new national framework for mental health

25 August 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

ONE OF the criticisms that has been consistently levelled against the policies initiated by this government is that they are simply repackaged versions of strategies...

Implementation of the mental health act 2007

31 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science mental health

This article aims to contribute to an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2007, which came into force in November 2008. The article explains the link between the...

A review of 100 applications of Section 5(4) Mental Health Act

03 February 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Section 5(4) of the Mental Health Act (1983) allows nurses to detain a psychiatric inpatient for up to six hours before a doctor arrives. This article reviews the...

Managing the ‘manipulative’ patient – a different perspective

17 February 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent ideas about education suggest that all human behaviour can be seen as an attempt to manipulate other people or the environment. Nurses may use these ideas to...

European Convention on Human Rights: effects on psychiatric care

18 July 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The introduction of the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law will have a direct effect on practice in mental health care. The authors discuss developments...

Primary mental health care: whose role is it anyway?

15 November 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing, in common with all healthcare disciplines, has had to respond to major developments in the wider context of health care. Shifts in government policy,...

Implementation of the Mental Health Act 2007

25 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to contribute to an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2007, which came into force in November 2008. The article explains the link between the...

Providing streamlined multiagency care for high-intensity users of mental health and emergency services

24 May 2018

Mental Health Practice

reducing use of emergency services

Mental health service users often use emergency services and emergency departments (EDs) at a higher rate than the average member of the public. It has been proposed...
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