Monthly Archives: August 2013

Improving physical health

A common refrain amongst mental health nurses is that our knowledge, skills and contributions are poorly understood and undervalued by our physical healthcare nurse colleagues. As a nurse trained in both mental and physical health care fields I have sympathy … Continue reading

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Crossing disciplinary boundaries and sharing unrelated datasets

For anyone interested, follow this link for a post I’ve written which has just appeared on the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog. It’s a reflection on working with Nicola Evans to produce our ‘critical junctures’ paper, which I’ve previously … Continue reading

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Doing crisis work

Here’s a new paper just accepted for publication, and about to appear in early online publication form. Titled ‘There’s a lot of tasks that can be done by any’: findings from an ethnographic study into work and organisation in UK … Continue reading

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New school

A quick post. Today I returned to work from a fortnight away in the knowledge that, at the start of next month, the Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies will be joining with the School of Healthcare Studies to … Continue reading

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All change in East London

How pleasing it was to discover, during a return trip this week to East London, that the site of the now-disused St Clement’s Hospital (this being where I trained as a mental health nurse) is becoming the UK’s first community … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the occasion of having written 100 posts

My first post was written and uploaded to this site on November 24th last year. I wrote about my interest in exploring the mental health system’s ‘wicked problems’, and drew attention to an article Michael Coffey and I had recently … Continue reading

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COCAPP gets a blog

Time only this morning for a super-speedy post to draw readers’ attention to COCAPP’s new blog. COCAPP is funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, and is a cross-national study of care planning and care coordination in … Continue reading

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