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Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

Meet the researcher – Professor Ben Hannigan

Posted on 6 August 2019 by Ben Hannigan

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? Working in the mental health field came first for me, with research following. I studied for a social sciences degree […]

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

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 […]

#MHNR2017

#MHNR2017

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Ben Hannigan

Cardiff welcomed delegates to the 23rd International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference (#MHNR2017), which took place at City Hall on September 14th and 15th 2017. This was the conference’s first […]

What price student mental health?

What price student mental health?

Posted on 9 May 2017 by Ben Hannigan

In Wales prescription medicines are free. In England the situation is different, with each prescribed item now costing £8.60. Exemptions can be claimed, including by people aged 60 or over, […]

#AfterWhitchurch

#AfterWhitchurch

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Ben Hannigan

The closure of Whitchurch Hospital to inpatients in spring 2016 provided the backdrop for #AfterWhitchurch, a collaborative Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)/Cardiff University Festival of Social Science event focusing […]

Understanding mental health systems and services

Understanding mental health systems and services

Posted on 6 June 2016 by Ben Hannigan

Working in collaboration with colleagues across the UK, including with people who have directly used services, researchers in the School of Healthcare Sciences at Cardiff University study mental health systems. […]