Results: 88

For: secondary care

Mental Health Act detentions are increasing, but why?

rawpixel-586674-unsplash

Luke Sheridan-Rains summarises a study containing data on the use of the Mental Health Act in England over the last 30 years, which points to an inexorable rise in involuntary admissions.

[read the full story...]

Sexual safety in mental health inpatient units #SexualSafetyMH

tomas-sobek-735207-unsplash

Liz Hughes considers the findings and implications of the new CQC report on sexual safety on mental health wards, which calls for co-produced guidance to enable everyone who delivers mental health services to do the right thing about sexual safety.

[read the full story...]

After the crisis: self-management and peer-support

daniel-jensen-440210-unsplash (1)

Jenny Collom, Maria Giorgalli and Derek Tracy welcome a new RCT published yesterday in The Lancet which demonstrates the benefits of peer-supported self-management for people discharged from a mental health crisis team.

[read the full story...]

In sight and in mind: improving mental health rehabilitation pathways #RehabPsych

cameron-ballard-550601-unsplash

André Tomlin summarises the recent CQC briefing on mental health rehabilitation inpatient services and sets the scene for the live expert webinar taking place at 12.30pm BST on Friday 1st June.

[read the full story...]

People with severe mental illness have more adverse outcomes from medical or surgical treatment

marcelo-leal-525139-unsplash

Laoise Renwick considers the findings of a recent systematic review on the safety of service users with severe mental illness receiving inpatient care on medical and surgical wards.

[read the full story...]

Staff training to improve patient experiences of mental health inpatient wards

niklas-hamann-418782-unsplash

Danielle Lamb writes her debut elf blog on a recent RCT that investigates how staff training can improve patient experiences of mental health inpatient care.

[read the full story...]

“Treat me with respect”. What happens before, during and after coercion?

stop-1502032_1280

John Baker takes a look at a recent systematic review and thematic analysis, which explores psychiatric patients’ reported perceptions of the situations associated with the process of coercion.

[read the full story...]

Personal well-being networks for severe mental illness: the importance of being social

Social_Network_Sharing_Icon_Simplified.svg

The University College London Mental Health Masters students summarise a recent exploratory study on personal well-being networks, social capital and severe mental illness.

[read the full story...]

Family involvement in acute mental health care

2380929432_b8d054c604_b

Alison Faulkner carefully considers a recent collaborative conceptual review, which asks why and how families should get involved in acute mental health care.

[read the full story...]

Dementia care in hospital: training, leadership and culture change needed

granny-2347552_1280

Caroline Struthers explores a recent realist review of dementia-friendly interventions to improve the care of people living with dementia admitted to hospitals.

[read the full story...]