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Understanding your regulator
Nurses need to be aware of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's role
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Hart to Heart
Abuse of power is common to the Jimmy Savile and Mid Staffs scandals, says Chris Hart
A story of hope for lonely children
Tony Gillam welcomes a new book about parental illness that has been written from the child's perspective
Cerdic Hall's award-winning project that linked up with volunteers in Uganda shows what the NHS can offer the international community
Secure psychiatric care: how appearance and neglect affect women
Clive Long and colleagues present an intervention to help inpatients look after themselves more effectively
A flexible and integrated approach to family interventions
The benefits of adapting interactional models of behaviour to support families dealing with psychosis are highlighted
Maintaining standards in mental health nursing
Jennifer Oates sets out the core functions of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and its responsibilities as a regulatory body
Revisit the forgotten art of letter writing
Anita Green and Nicky Lambert champion the use of this strategy in therapy
How working with a community arts project benefits
service users Drama workshops can encourage patients to use self-expression and improve their self-esteem