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Values and valuing mental health nursing in primary care: what is wrong with the ‘before and on behalf of’ model? (with Richard Lakeman and Andrew Cashin), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2014)

The Mental Health Nurse Incentive Programme (MHNIP) provides funding to organizations to enable mental health...

 

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Factors challenging and supporting scholarly activity for academic staff in a regional Australian university environment (with Alison C. Bowling, Jean Griffiths, and Duncan C. Blair), Journal of Further and Higher Education (2013)

With expectations of academic staff to achieve high quality teaching and research outputs as performance...

 

Hearing participants within emotionally challenging environments (with Paul Linsley, Michael Ramsay, and Sheena Mcleod), The role of participants in education research: ethics, epistemologies, and methods (2013)
 

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Identification of prescribing errors by pre-registration student nurses: a cross-sectional observational study utilising a prescription medication quiz (with Leeann P. Whitehair and Steve Provost), Nurse Education Today (2013)

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Nurses are central to the aim of ensuring medication safety, through being...

 

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Nurses leading care in custody suite environments: a qualitative study from Scotland (with Paul Linsley, Martin Elvins, and Martyn Jones), Journal of Forensic Nursing (2013)

This paper outlines the qualitative findings of a recent multimethod study exploring the impact of...

 

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Released potential: a qualitative study of the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program in Australia (with Graeme Browne, Richard Lakeman, DoRhen Angking, and Andrew Cashin), International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (2013)

The Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP) is a Commonwealth Government funded scheme that supports...

 

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Setting a course: a critical review of the literature on nurse leadership in Australia (with Marie Hutchinson), Contemporary Nurse (2013)

Nurse leadership capability that is constructed, nurtured and supported from pre-registration level into the mature...

 

Workplace learning for nurses (with Gavin Neilson), Self-determined learning: heutagogy in action (2013)
 

A realistic evaluation of nurse led services for service users within Scottish police holding cell environments (with Paul Linsley), Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 38th International Conference: The fabric of life (2012)

This paper seeks to share findings of a 2 year study funded by the Scottish...

 

A regional case study on improving awareness of mental health issues within undergraduate nursing students (with S Hanson and M Morgan), Current trends in technology and society (2012)
 

Critical musings on the well-being of mental health nursing: embracing talk based therapies to empower the profession and enlighten others, 8th Annual Mental Health Conference Greater Western Sydney Regional Branch: Professional wellbeing: embrace, enlighten, empower (2012)

Our profession has an experienced and aging workforce, with the shameful paucity of MHN content...

 

Cut from a different cloth: mental health nurse identity under the MHNiP in Headspace (with Richard Lakeman and D R. Anking), Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 38th International Conference: The fabric of life (2012)

This paper presents findings from an ethics approved phenomenological study exploring mental health nursing roles...

 

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Denying the effects of psychiatric drugs on health is indeed a scandal (with Richard Lakeman, Graeme Browne, Mary Emeleus, Patrick McGowan, Luke Molloy, Carolyn Quadrio, and Sami Timimi), International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (2012)
 

Do emergency departments meet the needs of children and adolescents presenting with mental health problems? a review of the literature (with K Miller-Rosser, M Gadd, and S Provost), Current trends in experimental and applied psychology (2012)
 

Emotional intelligence and leadership (with Derek Barron), Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (2012)
 

Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (with Paul Linsley), (2012)

Emotional intelligence is centred in self-awareness, empathy and leadership, as well as communication, relatedness and...

 

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Exploring leadership capability and emotional intelligence as moderators of workplace bullying (with Marie Hutchinson), Journal of Nursing Management (2012)

Aim This study aimed to explore the potential for emotionally intelligent leadership as a...

 

Introducing emotional intelligence, Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (2012)
 

Is recovery merely what good mental health nursing has always been?, Australian College of Mental Health Nursing North Queensland Regional Branch 12th Tropical Symposium: Recovery and resilience (2012)
 

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Perceptual shifts of priority: a qualitative study bringing emotional intelligence to the foreground for nurses in talk-based therapy roles, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2012)

This paper presents the findings of a qualitative study conceptually framed by social constructionism that...

 

Preparing undergraduate nurses for leadership: from communication theory to clinical practice (with S Burnip, J Colgrave, K Cutler, M Wicken, K Smith, and D Angking), Current trends in technology and society (2012)
 

Self awareness and empathy: foundational skills for practitioners (with Paul Linsley and Charlie Stansfield), Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (2012)
 

Some final thoughts on emotional intelligence (with Paul Linsley), Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (2012)
 

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The lifeworld characteristics of mental health nurses engaging in talk-based therapies: a qualitative study from Scotland and England, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2012)

Twenty-four mental health nurses were interviewed to gain a greater understanding of their experiences of...

 

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The movement of knowledge and benefit: the product of applied ethics and emotional intelligence to mental health research (with Paul Linsley, Sheena MacLeod, and Michael Ramsay), Journal of Research in Nursing (2012)

This paper seeks to highlight that researchers can generate the potential for benefit to all...

 

Why emotional intelligence matters in health and social care (with Charlie Stansfield), Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships (2012)
 

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Becoming a psychiatric/mental health nurse in the UK: a qualitative study exploring processes of identity formation (with Richard Lakeman), Issues in Mental Health Nursing (2011)

Identity studies are well established across the social science literature with mental health nursing beginning...

 

Mental health (with Paul Linsley), Nursing for public health: promotion, principles and practice (2011)
 

Preparing mental health nurses for roles in talk based therapies: qualitative research findings of natural transitions and 'escaping' from nursing (with Andrew Brownlie), Southerly Change: past, present and future, the 3rd International Conference of Te Ao Maramatanga, New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses Inc. (NZCMHN) (2011)
 

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What education and training needs to offer MHNs assuming new roles: findings from a qualitative study on MHNs delivering talk based therapies, Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 37th International Conference: mental health nursing: swimming between the flags? (2011)

Mental health nurses (MHN) in the United Kingdom, as in Australia, are increasingly expanding their...

 

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Developing unplanned care teams in Scotland: evaluating outcomes (with M Kelly, Audrey Mears, C Morrison, and F Wiseman), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2010)

Mental health nursing, along with other professional groups, has had to adapt to new ways...

 

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Drafting a new curriculum for pre-registration nursing (with Michael Ramsay, Sheena MacLeod, Margaret Smith, Rodger Ellis, Ann Payne, Robert Rankin, Catherine Spence, Audrey Mears, and Walter Cambers), Mental Health Practice (2010)

This article discusses the background to devising the new pre-registration curriculum for mental health nursing....

 

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'Good' mental health nursing, Mental Health Nursing (2010)
 

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Heutagogy: an alternative practice based learning approach (with John Bhoyrub, Gavin R. Neilson, Michael Ramsay, and Margaret Smith), Nurse Education in Practice (2010)

Education has explored and utilised multiple approaches in attempts to enhance the learning and teaching...

 

Life world characteristics for mental health nurses in the UK preparing for roles in talk based therapies: a qualitative study, Nordic Conference of Mental Health Nursing: The role of nursing in the process of recovery: global perspectives (2010)
 

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The experience of nurses involved in delivering talk-based therapies, Mental Health Practice (2010)

Mental health nurses have made transformational contributions to talk-based therapies in the UK. As specialised...

 

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A qualitative study of mental health nurse identities: many roles, one profession, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (2009)

The aim of the study was to clarify and build upon current understandings of mental...

 

Do mental health nurses need to articulate their identity?, Mental Health Nurses Forum Scotland National Conference (2009)
 

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Doomed to fail: the persistent search for a modernist mental health nurse identity (with Audrey Mears and Michael Ramsay), Nursing Philosophy (2009)

The perennial issue of the distinctiveness of the mental health nurse (MHN) is once again...

 

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Mental health nurse identity: building upon Crawford et al., International Journal of Nursing Studies (2009)
 

We are we: MHNs many roles but one profession?, Ayrshire & Arran NHS Continuing Professional Development Conference (2009)
 

What mental health nurses bring to psychological therapies, findings from a qualitative study, Royal College of Nursing Mental Health Conference and Exhibition: Delivering mental health care in the UK today (2009)
 

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As mental health nursing roles expand, is education expanding mental health nurses? an emotionally intelligent view towards preparation for psychological therapies and relatedness (with Robert Rankin), Nursing Inquiry (2008)

Mental health nurses (MHN) in the UK currently occupy a challenging position. This positioning is...

 

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Invade your own privacy: self-truth as the first step towards discovering 'other' truth in educational research, International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning (2008)

The identity of self is understood as a plurality, seeking integration to allow a fluidity...

 

Mental health nurse identity: a social construction in the United Kingdom, 9th Horatio European Festival of Psychiatric Nursing: The age of dialogue (2008)
 

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Mental health nursing: sleepwalking towards oblivion? (with Michael Ramsay), Mental Health Practice (2008)

The article explores the past, present and future developments in the field of mental health...

 

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The necessity, barriers and ways forward to meet user-based needs for emotionally intelligent nurses, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2008)

Emotional intelligence (EI) has enjoyed growing attention from researchers, educationalists and the public. Arguably, disagreement...

 

'Being with' without becoming a technician of the mind: the immediate and future challenge for mental health nursing (with P Barrett), 1st Royal College of Nursing International Mental Health Nursing Conference (2007)
 

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Expanding roles within mental health legislation: an opportunity for professional growth or a missed opportunity? (with Paul Linsley), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2007)

This paper aims to highlight both the necessity, and the way forward for mental health...

 

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Improving health care through payment by results (with Paul Linsley), Nursing Standard (2007)

Nursing faces new opportunities and challenges as part ofthe government's initiative to introduce Payment by...

 

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Leadership challenges to move nurses toward collaborative individualism within a neo-corporate bureaucratic environment (with Paul Linsley), Journal of Nursing Management (2007)

The purpose of this article was to highlight the increasing corporate style pressures being exerted...

 

Mental health nurse as sheriff (with Paul Linsley), 30th International Congress on Law and Mental Health (2007)

Proposed changes to the Mental Health legislation in England and Wales have been identified as...

 

Preliminary research on aggression and violence (with Paul Linsley), 33rd Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses (ANZCMHM) International Conference (2007)
 

The application of emotional intelligence to mental health nursing (with Paul Linsley), 33rd Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses (ANZCMHM) International Conference (2007)
 

Which me am I today: the complexities of professional identity (with Audrey Mears), 11th International Philosophy of Nursing Conference (2007)
 

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Writing works, Mental Health Nursing (2007)
 

A call for the messy pottage of therapeutic pluralism within mental health nursing (with P Barrett), National Mental Health Nursing Conference (2006)
 

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Let a hundred flowers blossom, let a hundred schools of thought contend: a case for therapeutic pluralism in mental health nursing (with P Barrett and P Reet), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2006)

With the dominance of cognitive behavioural therapies within mental health nursing educational and practice settings,...

 

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Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act of England and Wales: research indicating future educational and training needs for mental health nurses (with Paul Linsley), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2006)

Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act (MHA) legislation in England and Wales have been...

 

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Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act of England and Wales – research investigating the debate (with Paul Linsley), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2005)
 

E-learning as part of post registration training (with Paul Linsley), Royal College of Nursing European Mental Health Nursing Conference: From ideas to innovations in mental health (2004)
 

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Web learning in post registration nurse education: application and theory. A practical experience of combining humanistic, educational and technological considerations (with Paul Linsley), ITIN (2003)

As healthcare becomes more knowledge intensive, nurses are challenged to effectively manage clinical information and...