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CYP Mental Health

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health is a virtual network of individuals with an interest in this area of practice.

The purpose is to promote the care, mental and physical well being of adolescents by:

  • maintaining a body of expertise as a resource for the profession
  • providing peer support
  • continuing education
  • facilitating a dialogue between the Royal College of Nursing and  members for the purpose of consultation and working on pertinent child health issues of the day.

Our objectives:

  • To continue to actively maintain our community and its function
  • To promote a high standard of care for Child and Adolescent Mental Health patients
  • To raise the profile of Child and Adolescent Mental Health nursing


To get involved please contact the community lead, Gemma Trainor

Page last updated - 29/11/2019