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Mental health nursing: sleepwalking towards oblivion?
Mental Health Practice
  • John Hurley, University of Dundee
  • Michael Ramsay, Unversity of Dundee
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The article explores the past, present and future developments in the field of mental health nursing (MHN). It discusses how the pressure of the increasing ageing populations, a diminishing workforce and the benefits of controlled, measurable interventions affect the demand for MHN for both voice and considered response. The article provides suggestions to these concerns.
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Hurley, J & Ramsay, M 2008, 'Mental health nursing: sleepwalking towards oblivion?', Mental Health Practice, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 14-17.