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A feasibility study of a cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate a falls prevention intervention in care homes for older people
Background: Falls are common and distressing for care home residents and can incur large costs. Implementation of the Guide to Action Care Home (GtACH) tool is a promising approach to prevent falls. Objective: To examine ...
Our return to practice package offers funding and flexibility
I write in response to Victoria Roebuck’s letter (June 11) on valuing nurses returning to practice. I would like to reassure Victoria and other potential returnees that there are some organisations who do recognise the ...
Deinstitutionalization, the closure of mental hospital beds and changes to commitment laws were highly touted initiatives that provided the backbone of mental health reform policies implemented in many countries in the ...
ADHD and transitions to adult mental health services: A scoping review
There is increased awareness that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues into adulthood. Thus, health services are faced with a new challenge in providing a 'smooth' transition to adult services appropriate ...
Psychiatric drugs and capacity
Critical thinking offers a more person-centred approach to drug treatments
Background: The science supporting use of antipsychotic agents, antidepressants and mood stabilizers is not noncontroversial. There are criticisms of the honesty with which trial data are presented, allegations of common ...
New enticements to return to nursing
There are many benefits of supporting former registered nurses back into practice and on to the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.;
Walking wounded or wounded healer?" Does personal experience of mental health problems help or hinder mental health practice? A review of the literature
Purpose - A systematic review of the literature on "wounded healers" was undertaken to identify, define and interpret the term and its application within the mental health environment. The paper aims to discuss these issues. ...
Ethical issues in prison psychiatry
Recent surveys demonstrate a high and possibly increasing prevalence of mental disorders in prisoners. They have an increased risk of suffering from a mental disorder that transcends countries and diagnoses. Ethical dilemmas ...