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Exclusive: Mental health nurse leads successful drive to reduce use of restraint

A Yorkshire trust is leading the way nationally in eliminating face down restraint from its inpatient wards, following the introduction of nurse-led training for all staff that focuses on defusing difficult situations. The latest figures released by NHS Benchmarking show Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust has the lowest level of face down restraint use across England and Wales. “It has been absolutely one of the best things I have done in my nursing career” Kim Parker Kim Parker, senior nurse [...]

NAViGO wins Positive Mental Health Practice Award

Award winning services on your doorstep! NAViGO scoops two prestigious national awards

NAViGO Health and Social Care is pleased to announce that the organisation has been honoured not once, but twice at the Positive Practice Mental Health Collaborative Awards 2016. These prestigious national awards, which are supported by NHS England, showcase the best in mental health services across the country, with NAViGO collecting two accolades at the awards ceremony last week for Acute Care Pathway and Eating Disorder Services. Firstly, NAViGO’s Eating Disorder unit, Rharian Fields scooped the title in the Eating Disorder [...]