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Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use (2020)
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Howard, V. (2020). Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use

This case study examines key issues in designing, developing, and conducting a research study to explore the perceptions of inpatient staff to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use. The use of mixed methods re... Read More about Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use.

Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review (2020)
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Howard, V., & Eddy‐Imishue, G. K. (in press). Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12604

Introduction: Clinical supervision (CS) has been recognised as a reflective mechanism in inpatient mental health nursing practice, however it remains unclear what adequate and effective supervision entails for inpatient mental health nurses. Aim:... Read More about Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review.

Inpatient staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use (2010)
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Howard, V., & Holmshaw, J. (2010). Inpatient staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 17(10), 862-872. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2010.01620.x

The extent of illicit substance use within inpatient mental health settings is becoming a major cause of concern. This poses growing challenges not only for the management of inpatient units, but also for providing continuity of care. Service users w... Read More about Inpatient staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use.

Medicine with Respect (MWR) Phase 1: implementing a pathway toward competency in medicine administration for mental health nurses (2010)
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Hemingway, S., Magginis, R., Baxter, H., Smith, G., Turner, J., & White, J. (2010). Medicine with Respect (MWR) Phase 1: implementing a pathway toward competency in medicine administration for mental health nurses. Mental health nursing, 30(3), 12-16

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 about Medicine with Respect (MWR) Phase 1: implementing a pathway toward competency in medicine administration for mental health nurses.

One of the gang (2002)
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Howard, V. (2002). One of the gang. Mental health practice, 6(3), 6-11


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