Monthly Archives: March 2014

#NPNR2014 call for abstracts

Not much time for blog-writing lately, for various reasons, but this morning I want to point readers to the full details and call for abstracts for this September’s International NPNR Conference. The event website can be found by following this … Continue reading

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Early community mental health nursing

Perusing, for no particular reason, my fourth edition of the Red Handbook (published, I think, just after the start of the last century) I find this early reference to mental health nursing in people’s homes. Here are the relevant pages … Continue reading

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Identity and education

One of the things I discussed with Swansea University’s Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) students today was how the emergence of a system of community mental health care opened up important new sites for the advancement of professional jurisdictional claims. … Continue reading

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More, and more educated, nurses make a difference

Whilst I was wandering around Cornwall last week (see photograph for evidence), The Lancet was busy publishing the latest paper from Professor Linda Aiken and her colleagues in the RN4CAST consortium. Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine … Continue reading

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