Category Archives: Mental health

Nursing numbers

Next week I’ll be in London for this year’s Eileen Skellern and JPMHN Award evening, hearing Mick McKeown give his Making the most of militant and maverick tendencies for mental health nursing Skellern lecture and Patrick Callaghan deliver his Lifetime … Continue reading

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May review

Earlier this month I joined colleagues at the main meeting of the #MHNR2019 scientific committee, held (as the conference itself will be) at the RCN in London. We had a good number of abstracts to work through, submitted by people … Continue reading

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COCAPP-A main findings paper

COCAPP-A, funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, investigated care planning and coordination in inpatient mental health services. It was led by Alan Simpson, and I was mighty pleased to have been part of the research team. … Continue reading

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#MHNR2019

With just under one month to go before the deadline for submission of abstracts for the 2019 running of the International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference I thought it an idea to draw attention to this top tips post from … Continue reading

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#MHNR2019, A Framework for Mental Health Nursing, and MHNAUK meets in Birmingham

The call for abstracts for the 25th International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference is now live, with this year’s conference organised under the theme of From Global to Local: Mental Health in a Connected World. We’ll be meeting, for the … Continue reading

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Introducing the MENLOC study

A big part of my work this year is this recently funded evidence synthesis in the area of end of life care for people with severe mental illness. This is a cross-university study, supported by the National Institute for Health … Continue reading

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Coordinating mental health care

Hot on the heels of the publication of this paper from COCAPP, I’ve had two opportunities in recent weeks to present the content to (very select) groups, first at City, University of London and then at the South Wales Mental … Continue reading

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