Developing an integrated mental health nursing team
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Developing an integrated mental health nursing team

Sue Shannon-Jones Community Psychiatric Nurse, The Forge Centre, Port Talbot, Wales
Andrea Surridge District Nurse Team Leader, Bro Morgannwg Trust, Port Talbot, Wales
Julia Boden Health Visitor, Glyncorrwg Health Centre, Port Talbot, Wales

A number of initiatives have been introduced in the UK and in Wales to address the growing problem of how to treat people with mental health problems in the community. This article describes the development of an integrated nursing team that has been set up in Bro Morgannwg Trust, Wales in an effort to address some of these problems, in line with current policy.

Nursing Standard. 17, 27, 41-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.


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