Tag Archives: politics

Voting for mental health

In this post I underestimated the number of charities which specifically fund mental health research. Last week Hugh McKenna sent a message to members of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK alerting us to the Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders, … Continue reading

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Closing the Gap?

Earlier this week, over the border in England Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg put his name to a new policy document titled Closing the Gap: Priorities for essential change in mental health. The foreword to this includes the line that … Continue reading

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NPNR 2013 conference review

Health and health services are political. I therefore applaud those who selected the ‘personal and the political’ as the theme for this year’s Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research conference. A word on the keynotes: Kate Pickett‘s Thursday morning opener pressed … Continue reading

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