Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Exploring quality of life in women with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa

Refreshing mental health nurses’ knowledge of the characteristics of anorexia nervosa

Promoting alternatives to PRN medicines in secure inpatient mental health services

Non-pharmacological interventions that could be used in your area of practice

Improving recognition and support for women experiencing the menopause

Enhancing your awareness of the effects the menopause can have on mental health

Understanding digital self-harm and its implications for mental health practice

Approaches mental health nurses can use to support people who engage in digital self-harm

How to develop an intensive support team for older people in mental health crisis

The implementation of an intensive support team designed to provide care in a patient’s home

COVID-19: specialist care for children and young people in youth justice services

How remote and digitally delivered care can be combined when working alongside young people

Risk factors for male suicide: a crisis resolution and home treatment team perspective

Identifying male-specific risk factors for suicide and assessing suicidal ideation

Role and needs of nurses in managing the mental health effects of COVID-19

The effects on mental health and the role of nurses in supporting the mental health of others

Investigating continuity of care in a mental health crisis resolution team service

Continuity of care can relate to two areas – relationship and information continuity

Implementing the Four Core Care Plans across a mental health organisation

An account of the development and implementation of a service improvement initiative

Supporting mental health nurses to meet patients’ spiritual needs

Spirituality in healthcare and how it can be integrated into mental health nurses’ practice

Mental health issues in children: primary school teachers’ experiences and needs

Mental health nurses could help train and support primary school teachers

Digital monitoring alongside psychosocial interventions in patients who self-harm

Service evaluation of the potential for digital self-monitoring of patients’ well-being

Staff perspectives on using the Recovery Star in mental health inpatient rehabilitation

Recovery Star is a staff tool to support recovery of adults using mental health services

Substance use disorder: evaluating the Addiction Recovery Coaching exercise programme

A service evaluation undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of the ARC exercise programme

Effects of dance on mood and potential of dance as a mental health intervention

Mental health nurses could consider using dance as a mental health intervention

A national survey of psychiatric intensive care, low secure and locked rehabilitation...

A cross-sectional, census day questionnaire about service provision in 111 NHS units

Nurse leadership in implementing digital change in an Irish mental health service

The implementation of an electronic health record system in a private mental health service