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A unique headspace

'What’s special about mental health nursing?’ This question launched a three-year study into the nature, scope and consequences of nurses’ work in the mental health sector. “The question [was] posed in the context of what constitutes distinctive practice and how ...

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Push to save young lives

A landmark report on youth suicide in the Northern Territory calls for better training of nurses in indigenous and mental health to help turn around the alarming statistics, writes Darren Marra. Mental health care groups have welcomed a report into ...

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Prisons guilty of lack of mental illness support: study

Health professionals looking after prisoners with a mental illness lack the required skills, knowledge and resources, new research has found. Under-resourced, undertrained and overburdened. This is the current situation of Western Australian health professionals and correctional staff looking after male ...

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