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  • 20 May 2019

    Parity of Esteem – Delivering Physical Health Equality for those with Serious Mental Health Needs

    Publication Code : 007618

    This publication gives an overview of the work the RCN is doing to address the mortality gap between people with serious mental illness and the rest of the population as well as our work towards establishing parity of esteem between mental and physical health. 

  • 13 May 2017

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    Publication Code : 006021

    At RCN Congress 2016 child mental health was debated. Members expressed concern about the current state of children and young people’s mental health across the UK. This publications calls for a range of actions in relation to these concerns and highlights examples of good practice.

  • 21 Nov 2014

    Frontline First

    Publication Code : 004772

    Special report showing that mental health services are now under unprecedented strain, experiencing a steep fall in nurse numbers and available beds despite rising demand.

  • 20 Oct 2014

    Mental health in children and young people

    Publication Code : 003311 ISBN : 9781910066300

    Toolkit providing an outline of the common mental health problems that practitioners may identify in various settings, along with basic information on the knowledge and skills nurses need in order to recognise and care for children and young people who present with possible mental health problems.

  • 8 Jun 2014

    Children and young people's mental health, every nurse's business

    Publication Code : 004587 ISBN : 9781910066461

    Publication aimed at all nurses who are involved in child and adolescent mental health service provision, and those who influence pre- and post-registration nursing education. Highlights the importance of involving young people in shaping service provision, ensuring the environment is appropriate to meet their needs, and the integration across all health care sectors.

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