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#MHNAUK meets in Leeds, and talks work and roles

Mental Health Nurse Academics UK met yesterday in Leeds, hosted by John Baker and chaired by Joy Duxbury. Our discussions were wide-ranging: proposed changes to the composition of the English NHS workforce signalled by the introduction of associate nurses; the … Continue reading

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NPNR 2014 reflections

For those not at the 20th International Network for Psychiatric Research Conference, which took place yesterday and the day before at Warwick University, here are links to the conference brochure and the book of abstracts. Following this link takes you … Continue reading

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2014 Skellern Lecture, JMPHN Lifetime Achievement Award and MHNAUK meet-up

Last week brought a trip to London for a series of events: a COCAPP update on framework analysis; a COCAPP project advisory group meeting; the 2014 Skellern Lecture and the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award; … Continue reading

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London calling

Time this evening to note tomorrow’s COCAPP project advisory group meeting (to be held at City University London), to be followed by a trip to the Institute of Psychiatry to hear the delivery of this year’s Eileen Skellern Lecture by … 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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First reflections on two days away

A series of train journeys home gives me space to mull over two days spent in London. Yesterday opened with a meeting of the COCAPP Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG), expertly chaired by the wonderful Alison Faulkner. Significantly, key parts … Continue reading

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Skellern lecture, JPMHN lifetime achievement award and MHNAUK

Just enough time for me to draw attention to some important happenings about to take place in the world of mental health nursing. Tomorrow evening (June 12th) Alan Simpson delivers this year’s Skellern Lecture and Malcolm Rae receives his Journal … Continue reading

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