Clinical Nurse Educator Network( LAMP chair Laura is a member of this network and presents about LAMP to the network- its a vital network to join for all those who are nurse educators), for more information:

http://www.derby.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/courses/health-care-practice/cnenet/

National Elf Service, a useful site keeping individuals up to date with the latest health and social care research. Blogs regarding the latest evidence-based research, see more at:

http://www.nationalelfservice.net/

Published on the 30th June 2015, NHS England has launched a new practical guide to help ensure the right people with the right skills are recruited into the right inpatient mental health settings.

https://www.england.nhs.uk/2015/06/30/mh-safe-staffing/

There is a blog and discussion on safe staffing in acute inpatient mental health wards on the National Elf website:

http://www.nationalelfservice.net/populations-and-settings/patient-safety/safestaffing-mental-health-nursing-inpatient-wards/#comment-997027

A shortage of nurses in the UK will continue for years to come and could get worse, experts are predicting

Great video, report and resources here on New Approaches to Self-Care for Young Adults:

http://www.londonsenate.nhs.uk/supporting-young-adults-to-self-care/

 

Mental Health Nurse Academics have published a paper on the future of mental health nursing:

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/24d3136eb8e7c580fa6c74216/files/MHNAUK_Position_Paper_on_the_Future_of_Mental_Health_Nursing.pdf

A new Guild of Nurses City of London has recently been established:

https://guildofnurses.co.uk/

Cartoon video on the 10Cs of care planning in mental health, from the viewpoint of service users, drawn from the EQUIP study by staff in Manchester and Nottingham: