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Nurses’ discourses of challenging behaviour in inpatient mental-health services
Purpose Nurses working in acute mental-health services are vulnerable to occupational stress. One stressor identified is the challenging behaviour of some service users (Jenkins and Elliott, 2004). The purpose of this paper ...
Working with families affected by mental distress: Stakeholders' perceptions of mental health nurses educational needs
Family and informal caregivers provide a substantial amount of care and support to people who experience mental health problems. The aim of this study was to explore mental health nurses', students' and service users' ...
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 ...
All-graduate profession ignores the talent that is available to us
I have a different perspective to Doreen Crawford's on developing our nursing workforce (letters, November 18)
The role of nurses
Simulation in mental health nurse education: The development, implementation and evaluation of an educational innovation
Simulation is an important learning approach for the development of skills for healthcare practice. However, it remains under used in the education of mental health practitioners. This article examines the development, ...
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.;
I FEEL very privileged to have been among more than 2,000 nurses and midwives who took part in the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) revalidation pilot. Now I have had first-hand experience of it, I can safely say I am ...
Nurses could carry out mental health triage more efficiently
The services that most mentally unwell patients receive are excellent. However, there is one area nationally where people with perceived mental health issues receive a less than ideal service, and that is when they or their ...
The competencies of Registered Nurses working in care homes: A modified Delphi study
BACKGROUND: registered Nurses (RNs) working in UK care homes receive most of their training in acute hospitals. At present the role of care home nursing is underdeveloped and it is seen as a low status career. We describe ...