News

Sexual and reproductive health within mental illness e-learning in practice July 2018 The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has launched a unique new e-learning course aimed to address the poor reproductive and sexual health of people with mental illness. The course, SCIE... Read More →
American Pychological Association opens website for librarians June 2018 The American Psychological Association debuted the APA Librarian?s Resource Centre, a website designed to help librarians through all phases of their work with APA resources, from initial evaluation... Read More →
Tackling Stress At Work May 2018 The Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting better mental health in the workplace to combat the growing problem of stress.

A report by mental health charity Mind says excessive... Read More →
Talking Therapies Action Plan March 2018 Talking Therapies: a four year plan of action and the accompanying impact assessment contain useful information for commissioning talking therapy services and a reference of services to which GPs... Read More →
Depression and Anxiety, an Indicated Prevention (DIP) Protocol in homes for the elderly March 2018 Depressive and anxiety disorders are a very common, serious and under detected problem in homes for the elderly. Elderly persons in residential homes are at high risk for developing major depressive... Read More →
Substance dependence a treatable brain disorder March 2018 Substance dependence is as much a disorder of the brain as any other neurological or psychiatric illness, according to a comprehensive and authoritative report on substance use and dependence... Read More →
Recognising complexity: commissioning guidance for personality disorder services February 2018 The Department of Health has published guidance for commissioners in the NHS, criminal justice system, local authorities and others, which provides information and suggestions on best practice when... Read More →
Core interventions in the treatment and management of schizophrenia February 2018 Advice issued in a new NICE guideline on Core interventions in the treatment and management of schizophrenia in primary and secondary care covers: the care, treatment and support that adults (aged... Read More →
Integrating Mental and Physical Care Services can Benefit Patients with Depression February 2018 A new report released by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the Department of Health and Human Services? (HHS) found evidence that people treated for depression in primary... Read More →
Current Psychiatry Online February 2018 Current Psychiatry was created for the busy psychiatrist to provide peer-reviewed, practical advice by leading authorities, emphasizing up-to-date solutions to common clinical problems.Each month we... Read More →

Resources

Safer mental health services toolkit July 2018 Based on the findings of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, this...
Domestic violence guidance June 2018 A new publication provides primary care professionals with up-to-date advice about dealing with women who are suffering...
Better Care for Patients with Learning Disabilities April 2018 The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched a new website to guide doctors treating patients who have a learning...
Easy Read Guide To The Mental Health Act April 2018 The Scottish Executive has published an easy read guide to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. It...
Read by QxMD March 2018 There are a few ways to browse journal content. The landing screen is Featured Papers, which presents citations from your...
Psychiatry Advisor January 2018 Psychiatry Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app designed to be the essential resource for psychiatric healthcare...
Mindfulness App January 2018 Create to Heal app developed by the The Women with Wings Foundation helps cancer patients with stress reduction techniques....
Patient Safety Guidance Rapid Response December 2017 The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has issued patient safety guidance for staff working in the area of mental health...
Seven Steps to Patient Safety in Mental Health November 2017 The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has issued patient safety guidance for staff working in the area of mental health...
The Case Of Mental Health In English Primary Care November 2017 Little research attention has been given to attempts to implement organisational initiatives to improve quality of care for...
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