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Mental health nursing and social control

01 May 1998

Mental Health Practice

Feature

The mental health industry' is in chaos. Practitioners and managers are drowning in a deluge of policy initiatives, legislation, and recommendations from reports and...

The experience of nurses involved in delivering talk-based therapies

01 September 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Mental health nurses have made transformational contributions to talk-based therapies in the UK. As specialised training in this field expands, some of them may...

Retaining and valuing newly qualified nursing staff: evaluation of a peer support group

14 June 2018

Mental Health Practice

Workforce

This article describes a service evaluation of the introduction of a successful local initiative aimed at assisting the development and retention of a group of newly...

Improving the physical health assessment of people with serious mental illness

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

Individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) die on average 20 years younger than the general population. The aim of the review described in this article was to...

Primary care-led mental health services: a practical response

01 May 1998

Mental Health Practice

Clinical

Administration and medical logic suggest that the cardinal requirement for improving mental health services is not a large expansion of psychiatric agencies, but...

Mental health nurses’ perspectives on psychiatric advance directives

09 April 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Background Psychiatric advance directives (PADs) are written statements that allow people with mental illness to state their treatment preferences and exercise...

The role of nurses in mental health review tribunals

11 February 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Aim To assess whether legislative changes have led to improved training and changed workload to support nurses in their new role at tribunals. Method A questionnaire...

Burnout: the experiences of nurses who work in inner city areas

01 October 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Mental health nursing is an inherently stressful profession that can place significant burdens on practitioners, which in turn can cause burnout. This article...

Provision of clinical supervision for staff working in mental health services

09 April 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

A questionnaire was used to investigate the provision of clinical supervision for nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs) working in mental health services....

Early psychosis: raising awareness among non-mental health nurses

03 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

People developing psychosis often seek help several times before receiving effective support and treatment, and frequently present to general healthcare staff....