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Suicide and self-harm: vulnerable children and young people

  • Maddie Burton
  • 14 June 2022
  • Posted in: Healthcare, Education

CLINICAL FOCUS MENTAL HEALTH

 Suicide and self-harm: vulnerable children and young people

Children and young people are increasingly experiencing mental health problems, including self‑harm and suicidal behaviour. Maddie Burton explores the triggers of these two conditions and explains what practice nurses can do for their patients

Children and young people’s mental health has continued to increase in prevalence and is a leading concern for front-line practitioners working with children and…

  • mental health

EMPOWERING PARENTS OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

  • Matt Buttery
  • 08 November 2021
  • Posted in: Healthcare

You may have seen a recent headline about a “tsunami of school-anxiety cases”. (Not to criticise BBC News, but I’m sure we could run a conference about media headlines and anxiety - that’s a whole other story.) I could quote statistics, but no doubt you’re all familiar with the fact that anxiety rates among children and young people, which were already on the rise, have skyrocketed, and even before the pandemic, mental health services couldn’t meet the demand.

Anxiety in children can be associa…

  • mental health

Delivering Digital Healthcare Innovation in a Real-World Setting

  • CW Innovation
  • 21 January 2020
  • Posted in: Healthcare

Delivering Digital Healthcare Innovation in a Real-World Setting

There has never been greater demand to discover innovative, scalable solutions that support the delivery of better and cost-effective patient care across the NHS. Whilst underfunding and workforce shortages are often the focus of UK newspaper headlines, the good news is that the NHS is rich in entrepreneurial thinkers and innovative ideas that have the potential to transform the way we care for our patients and how we run our hosp…

  • Digital Health.London
  • Digital Healthcare