Monthly Archives: June 2013

MHNAUK Liverpool

I thought it would be nice to reblog Michael Coffey’s recent piece on MHNAUK’s Liverpool meeting, largely to show people who haven’t visited the MHNAUK blog what it is they’re missing.

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Jobs for new nurses

One of the things I’ve been doing recently is meeting up with final year students about to complete their degrees and register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These are hard-working, committed, people who have chosen to prepare for careers … Continue reading

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Welcome meeting for the RiSC project

Yesterday brought a there-and-back trip to Southampton, with esteemed colleagues Nicola Evans and Deborah Edwards, for an NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme welcome meeting for our RiSC project. This was an opportunity to meet with other funded researchers … Continue reading

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Stress and community mental health nurses

A particular aim of mine in starting this blog was to bring research I have been involved in to a wider audience. So with this in mind, here is a post introducing readers to a series of studies I worked … Continue reading

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MHNAUK launches a blog

Here’s a quick plug for the Mental Health Nurse Academics UK blog, which the group’s chair Michael Coffey has recently launched and is in the process of actively promoting. Hopefully this is a site which will grow over time, receiving … Continue reading

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Mental Health Nurse Academics UK meets in Liverpool

Yesterday Mental Health Nurse Academics UK met at Liverpool John Moores University, for its third and final meeting of this academic year. Hosts were Lisa Woods and Grahame Smith, and the chair was Michael Coffey. In the first part of … Continue reading

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Mental health nursing’s dirty work

Yesterday the national mental health charity Mind released information on the use of face-down restraint in mental health services. It says: Mind is today calling for the government and NHS England to put an end to life-threatening face down restraint … Continue reading

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