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CLINGO – a teaching and learning resource to improve care planning

09 February 2017

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

Clinical language has evolved as a result of clinical expertise, professional grouping and an NHS that is full of clichés and jargon. The game ‘health cliché bingo’...

Does the practice of care planning live up to the theory for mental health nursing students?

09 October 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Care planning should be a collaboration between the service user, caregivers and the relevant professionals. It is based on recovery principles, where clients...

Perinatal mental health: preparing the future nursing workforce

09 April 2019

Mental Health Practice


Perinatal mental health (PMH) problems occur during pregnancy and up to a year after giving birth. They can have a significant effect on the mother and family, and...

Implementing the Four Core Care Plans across a large independent mental health organisation to improve practice

25 May 2021

Mental Health Practice

Service users

The care planning process can provide meaningful therapeutic engagement with service users, and the concept of service users being collaborators in their care plans...

Who assesses the physical health of inpatients?

10 October 2012

Mental Health Practice


The authors describe a study that examined how six mental health ward nurses perceive their role in the physical health care of clients. Transcripts of interviews...

Do third-year mental health nursing students feel prepared to assess physical health?

12 July 2017

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

Background The life expectancy for people with mental health issues is significantly lower than the general population, however, their physical health needs are...