New Frontier for Integration.

Completing our series of 4 blogs for #childrensmentalhealthweek is Ayasha Fisher (@ayasha09017404), CAMHS Crisis Liaison Nurse and Clinical Lead Nurse. She argues that we have some way to go yet before CYP mental health services achieve parity of esteem with physical health services. New initiatives might herald better integration of physical and mental health care which […]

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How human rights can help us to humanise the mental health system for young people

Continuing our series of blogs for #childrensmentalhealthweek James Kenrick (@JamesKenrick1), CEO of Youth Access, argues that a rights-based approach to service design and quality will empower both young people and practitioners to achieve a common cause: the ‘humanisation’ of youth mental health services.  These topics will be discussed in our twitter chat on 12 February […]

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Be CYP mental health cheerleaders despite the challenges caused by under resourcing.

Continuing our series of blogs for Children’s Mental Health Week (#childrensmentalhealthweek) that will culminate in a twitter chat on 12 February 2020 at 8pm UK time we have this blog by Barry Nixon.  Barry is the Northwest lead for CYP IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) with CMECIC , a community interest company that offers a […]

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Mental Health Spotlight for EBN in 2020

During 2020, Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) will be focusing on mental health. Throughout the year we will be highlighting key issues relating to mental health and identifying relevant EBN content and other useful resources. Watch out for a year-long series of tweets (@EBNursingBMJ) and Facebook posts (BMJ for Nursing). A summary of the mental health […]

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Working to prevent suicide: the role of nurses and other healthcare professionals

Kirsty Fishburn (@spiderlegsmooni); Programme Director, Mental Health Nursing, University of Hull This week’s EBN Twitter Chat is on Wednesday 3rdJuly (8-9 pm UK time) and will explore healthcare professionals’ roles and responsibilities in the prevention of suicide. Suicide prevention is a global priority.  Approximately 1 in 5 people have thought about suicide at some point […]

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