Improve your skills in talking to patients about their mental health
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Improve your skills in talking to patients about their mental health

Carley Moore Lead practice nurse and advanced nurse practitioner in a general practice, Oxfordshire, Oxford Brookes University

A general practice nurse explains how taking part in research eased her fears of raising mental health issues

I have been a general practice nurse for 16 years and an advanced nurse practitioner for the past four. One of my major concerns has always been seeing patients with mental health issues – I felt I was not the right person to help so would refer the patient to their GP.

Primary Health Care. 33, 3, 14-15. doi: 10.7748/phc.33.3.14.s7

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