New survey reveals former addicts may cope better with pressures of global pandemic

A new survey of former drug and alcohol addicts has revealed that the majority of feelings…

How Kettering General Hospital has prioritised staff wellbeing since the Covid-19 crisis

When the Covid-19 outbreak hit the UK in March, hospitals had to act rapidly to manage…

Covid-19 puts deskless healthcare workers’ mental health under strain

New research from workforce management expert, Quinyx, reveals that the impact of coronavirus on jobs is…

Supporting each other through loss and bereavement

The British Psychological Society has published a document on helping one another to cope with death and grief,…

WR Health urges service to address shortage of mental health professionals

After a recent study indicating that a ‘dire shortage’ of mental health professionals is leaving staff…

Kettering mental health services open day for nurses in need of a new challenge

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is holding a Nursing recruitment day at St Mary’s Hospital (Kettering NN15 7PW) on Saturday 8th February between 10am and 2pm. The day will provide an opportunity for both newly qualified and experienced Band 5 nurses find out more about working within the county’s facilities, as well as provide the opportunity to be interviewed on the day for roles of interest. The roles offered…

Demand for dementia specialists up 304% as diagnosis rates increase

Vacancies for Mental Health Nurses (MHNs) specialising in dementia care have skyrocketed over the past year…

“I couldn’t save my daughter’s life, but I can save others.”

Inspirational Marketing Consultant Faye Smith explains how the death of her 12 year old daughter, Gabi,…

The UK’s mission to reduce violence in mental health care: What can be done?

In 2018/19, the government planned to spend £12.2 billion on mental health services. Despite this, the number…

So how do we tackle violence in mental health care?

Online scenario training experts, Near Life, examine healthcare environments – past and present – to ask…