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Mental health nursing

Mental health nursing as a career choice – Ben Hannigan & Nicola Evans

Posted on 29 April 2019 by Ben Hannigan

How to describe what mental health nurses do? That’s a challenging question, and one that underpinned a recent review of the work of graduate and registered mental health nurses, Playing Our Part. This made the case for the person-centred work of nurses, involving the skilled provision of face-to-face care. More recently, here in Wales a
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Child and adolescent mental health

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit – Jodie Gornall

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Alison Tobin

With a long-standing interest in mental health and helping others, I was looking for a job opportunity that would offer me variety, outside of my background in the care industry. I came across the role of a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) with an agency firm, fulfilling my desire for something I hadn’t
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Adult mental health

Ten Years of the Postgraduate Cardiff Neuroscience Society

Posted on 6 March 2019 by Alison Tobin

Written by the PCNS Committee The Postgraduate Cardiff Neuroscience Society (PCNS) is a student-led society funded by the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHRI). We aim to bring together early career researchers in Cardiff University with an interest in mental health and neuroscience to provide opportunities for learning, socialising and networking. Throughout the year, we
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Adult mental health

Meet the researcher – Dr Kathryn Peall,Clinical Senior Lecturer, Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Institute

Posted on 18 February 2019 by Alison Tobin

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? My interest in mental health research began during my PhD, which was focused on mental health symptoms in a specific type of movement disorder. Other than the psychiatry training I had done at medical school, this was the first time that I had had the
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