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Recovery from psychosis : physical health, antipsychotic medication and the daily dilemmas for mental health nurses (2015)
Journal Article
Bressington, D., & White, J. (2015). Recovery from psychosis : physical health, antipsychotic medication and the daily dilemmas for mental health nurses. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 22(7), (549-557). doi:10.1111/jpm.12249. ISSN 1351-0126

This paper considers some of the dilemmas experienced by Mental Health Nurses everyday when faced with the seemingly conflicting relationships that exist between recovery, antipsychotics and the physical health of people experiencing psychosis. We ex... Read More

Why are people with serious mental illness still not getting their physical health checked? (2013)
Journal Article
Hardy, S., & White, J. (2013). Why are people with serious mental illness still not getting their physical health checked?

This paper is a reflection on the present service provision for patients diagnosed with a serious mental illness. A possible way forward is suggested to make services more responsive and thus improve the detection and appropriate interventions for th... Read More

The Medicine with Respect Project: a stakeholder focus group evaluation (2012)
Journal Article
Hemingway, S., White, J., Turner, J., Dewhirst, K., & Smith, G. (2012). The Medicine with Respect Project: a stakeholder focus group evaluation. Nurse education in practice, 12(6), (310-315). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2012.03.008

The administration of medicines is a role that fundamentally impacts on the wellbeing of the patient and has been described as one of the highest risk activities that a nurse undertakes. This article reports on the Medicine with Respect Project where... Read More

The serious mental illness health improvement profile [HIP]: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (2011)
Journal Article
White, J., Gray, R. J., Swift, L., Barton, G. R., Jones, M., Gray, R. J., & Barton, G. R. (2011). The serious mental illness health improvement profile [HIP]: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials, 12(167), doi:10.1186/1745-6215-12-167. ISSN 1745-6215

Background: The serious mental illness Health Improvement Profile [HIP] is a brief pragmatic tool, which enables mental health nurses to work together with patients to screen physical health and take evidence-based action when variables are identifie... Read More

Medicines with Respect (MWR) Phase 1: implementing a pathway toward competency in medicine administration for mental health nurses (2010)
Journal Article
Smith, G., Baxter, H., Turner, J., Magginis, R., Hemingway, S., & White, J. (2010). Medicines with Respect (MWR) Phase 1: implementing a pathway toward competency in medicine administration for mental health nurses

This article reports the initial development and evaluation of stages 1 and 2 of the ‘stepped approach’ to ‘medicines management’ (MM) and concentrates on the collaboration between the University of Huddersfield and South West... Read More

Enhancing medication adherence in people with schizophrenia: an international programme of research (2010)
Journal Article
Gray, R., White, J., Schulz, M., & Abderhalden, C. (2010). Enhancing medication adherence in people with schizophrenia: an international programme of research. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(1), (36-44). doi:10.1111/j.1447-0349.2009.00649.x. ISSN 1445-8330

This paper describes the development of an adherence therapy intervention in schizophrenia and synthesizes the results to date of a collaborative international programme of research. Sticking to treatment is essential to control symptoms and prevent... Read More

Engagement and working collaboratively with service users (2009)
Book Chapter
White, J., & Wix, S. (2009). Engagement and working collaboratively with service users. Medicines Management in Mental Health Care, 156-168. (1). Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781444316155.ch9

Explores the key principles of engagement and collaboration in the medicines management process. Includes core skills for developing engagement, flexibility and pragmatism, involving familiy and friends, collabroration, self-awaeness, informed choice... Read More

The development of the serious mental illness physical Health Improvement Profile (2009)
Journal Article
White, J., Gray, R., & Jones, M. (2009). The development of the serious mental illness physical Health Improvement Profile. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 16(5), (493-498). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01375.x. ISSN 1351-0126

People with serious mental illness (SMI), such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, are more likely to suffer from a range of long-term physical conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Consequently they will die 10-15 years earlie... Read More

Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing (2009)
Journal Article
Jones, M., White, J., & Gray, R. (2009). Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 16(5), (409-415). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01373.x. ISSN 1351-0126

JONES M., WHITE J. & GRAY R. (2009) Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 16, 409-415 Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing People with schizophrenia have a significant... Read More