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A covenant between mental health services and family carers

10 October 2012

Mental Health Practice


The author proposes the drawing up of a covenant between mental health services and family carers, based on mutual obligations in addition to...

Simulation using ‘live’ adult service users and moulage in a variety of settings

25 January 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

This article shows how simulation can be modified and adapted to benefit higher education institutions (HEIs) in a variety of situations. These situations...

Listening to carers’ views on stroke services

31 January 2014

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore how members of a stroke carers’ support group perceived that services for stroke patients...

Delphi research: issues raised by a pilot study

26 January 2012

Nurse Researcher


Aim This paper will explore the issues raised by the pilot stage of a three-round Delphi study. Background The Delphi method involves a...

Being heard: aiding public participation in decision making

05 October 2011

Learning Disability Practice


It is increasingly important that people have input into the services they receive. However, research suggests that service users and their carers need...

The ‘nearest relative’ role under the Mental Health Act

12 May 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The nearest relative role is a statutory safeguard for people who may be subject to the formal powers of the Mental Health Act...

An evaluation of the Health Equalities Framework for people with a learning disability

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

There is increasing evidence that the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) benefits people with learning disabilities, but there is little information about service users’...

Involving service users in teaching healthcare professionals about physical restraint

07 December 2017

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

Mental health service users can make an invaluable contribution to the training of staff and nursing students who care for them. This may...

Therapeutic tales

13 October 2009

Nursing Standard


Mary Seacole House provides a haven for black and minority ethnic mental health service users. Their stories of discrimination have been compiled into...