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Prevention and management of comorbid diabetes and depression

21 October 2015

Nursing Standard


As the population ages, an increasing number of people are developing long-term conditions. This is a challenge for healthcare systems in terms of funding and...

An interprofessional simulation course to address the physical health agenda in mental health

09 June 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The management of physical comorbidities in people with severe mental illnesses can be complicated by a lack of confidence on the part of clinical staff who may have...

Autism spectrum disorders: physical health care in a low secure forensic setting

09 June 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Aims To identify the prevalence of psychiatric and physical health comorbidity in an adult male low secure autism spectrum disorder unit; to establish the clinical...

Multimorbidity and frailty in people with dementia

02 September 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many people with dementia have other complex health needs, including comorbidity and frailty. Most models of care focus on single diseases and do not take into...

Dementia and comorbid cancer: challenges and implications for nursing practice

21 March 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Data regarding the prevalence of dementia and the prevalence of cancer suggest that a relatively large number of older people living with dementia may also have...

Exploring the benefits of a psychoeducation session for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and co-morbid depression and/or anxiety

12 May 2020

Mental Health Practice


Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic and life-threatening inflammatory lung disorder that results in progressive symptoms and...

Advising older people on physical activity: challenges and strategies

23 November 2022

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

Appropriate physical activity has more benefits than risks for older people. Increased physical activity enhances older people’s mental and physical well-being and...

Supporting patients with serious mental illness during physical health treatment

18 March 2019

Nursing Standard

mental health

People with serious mental illness (SMI) are more likely to experience severe health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and stroke, and...

Frailty: an overview of concepts, risk factors, assessment tools and interventions

06 July 2022

Nursing Older People


Frailty is a distinctive health state and a life-limiting syndrome seen in older people and in those living with multiple long-term conditions. It is likely that...