12 Questions about Record-Keeping

Kris Deering is a lecturer in mental health nursing at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He has 15 years experience working in practice over various sectors, including as a senior practitioner within an intensive team and specialising in care for adolescents experiencing psychosis in an Early Intervention team. A key area of interest is the various effects of neoliberalism on... Continue Reading →

Legalised discrimination? Is the Mental Health Act a fundamental impediment to developing better ways of responding to human suffering?

This is the second of the write-ups of the conference workshops from Birmingham in Sept 2015. We are very grateful to Gary Sidley for his continued support of the Network and for the strong leadership he has provided to think about the Mental Health Act. His session was very well attended. Please feel free to comment, ask... Continue Reading →

Mark’s Story

The following is an interview, conducted with Mark Evans. The Network would like to thank Mark for this comprehensive and personal piece, which explains why he has chosen to leave the profession immediately after qualifying. At our recent conference, it was noted that one of the problems with teaching students a more critical outlook is... Continue Reading →


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