Monthly Archives: December 2013

Education for community mental health work

This week brought a COCAPP meet-up in Bristol, where we had the chance to plan our work for the immediate period ahead. The RiSC team also met, albeit in teleconference rather than face-to-face fashion. I’ve had pre-registration student nurses’ assignment … Continue reading

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More on mental health services at a time of austerity

For the second time in two months the BBC and Community Care have collaborated to establish the extent of funding cuts to mental health services in England. Freedom of Information requests were sent to 51 NHS trusts, of whom 43 … Continue reading

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Research priorities for mental health nursing

Last week’s arrival in my email inbox of the notes taken at Mental Health Nurse Academics UK‘s most recent meeting, held on October 8th at Teesside University, reminds me that MHNAUK is still conducting a research priorities exercise. These minutes, … Continue reading

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Mental health R&D 2013

Yesterday I made it to the SWALEC Stadium for the annual Cardiff and Vale UHB Mental Health R&D meeting. I was pleased to again be invited, and appreciated the opportunity to talk about mental health research activity across the new … Continue reading

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