Recovery Camp: Immersing Students in an evidence-based practice clinical placement

By Christopher Patterson @ChrisFPatterson and Lorna Moxham @LornaMoxham Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a fundamental aspect of nursing education and informs safe and effective nursing practice. However, it is well documented that nurses are not implementing EBP at the ‘levels considered desirable and recommended by scientific and international organizations [such as the International Council of Nurses and World […]

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Spirituality, Compassion and Mental Health

Professor John Wattis, visiting Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults at the University of Huddersfield, and Dr Melanie Rogers Senior Lecturer in the Division of Health and Rehabilitation University of Huddersfield. The second biennial conference, organised jointly by he University of Huddersfield Spirituality Special Interest Group (SSIG), and the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYFT) […]

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Understanding the emotional health and wellbeing of our Military Children and Young People

Paul Watson RN (mental health) Twitter @Paul_RMHN Recent conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan have seen British Armed Forces at war for over 12 years. The extreme length of combat operations has seen a growth in both governmental and public support for the ‘troops on the ground’. There has been a distinctive escalation in government […]

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