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Service user involvement in pre-registration nurse education is now a requirement, yet little is known about how students engage with users in the classroom, how such initiatives are being evaluated, how service users are prepared themselves to teach students, or the potential influence on clinical practice. The aim of this literature review was to bring… (More)
Mental health literacy among the public is often poor, and although people frequently encounter others experiencing mental distress in their workplace, families and communities, they may be ill-equipped to provide appropriate support. 'Mental Health First Aid' (MHFA), a 12-h mental health promotion programme seeks to address this, training people in the… (More)
Originating in Australia, 'Mental Health First Aid' (MHFA) is a way of providing support to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Positive evaluations have shown that it both increases confidence while decreasing stigmatizing attitudes. However, the evidence base surrounding the delivery of basic mental… (More)
The involvement of service users and carers in nurse education is increasing, with the new standards for pre-registration nurse education in the UK, which require nurse education providers to demonstrate how they are involving users and carers in the planning, delivery, teaching and evaluation of nursing curricula (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2010). A… (More)
Mental health nurses are ideally placed to assess mental health service users' physical health and provide relevant interventions. However, they may lack the confidence and knowledge to do so, as a result of limited education on physical health issues. This mixed methods pilot study sought to evaluate the effect of education on confidence in assessing and… (More)
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New Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards require nurse education institutions to prove that patients, clients, carers and other health service users have helped shape the curriculum.