The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 3 Issue 4

Issues for workforce development


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Changes in mental health law

Robert Brown

Major changes are taking place in the law for those working in the mental health field. This article looks at the impact of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) (most of which was…


Investing in the mental health of Fife: a sustainable model for increasing mental health workforce capacity to help children flourish

Wendy Simpson, Graham Buchanan, Graham Monteith

Playfield Institute is a unique partnership between child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and public health. The institute model is an innovative response to the…

Towards establishing the meaning of advanced practice nursing in a mental health care trust

Julia Halpin, Patricia Wain, Peter Nolan

This paper reports on a study undertaken in one mental health NHS foundation trust in the UK, which sought to examine to what extent advanced practice nursing could contribute to…


Evaluating socially inclusive practice: part one ‐ a tool for mental health services

Clio Berry, Mark Hayward, Andy Porter

This paper gives an overview of the development and pilot implementation of a tool to evaluate socially inclusive practice. There are strong links between social inclusion and…


Evaluating socially inclusive practice: part two ‐ findings from a mental health team

Clio Berry, Mark Hayward, Andy Porter

A tool was created to evaluate the socially inclusive practice of mental health teams. The tool was based on the 2007 Department of Health best practice guide for the workforce…

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