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Mental Health

Online Training and Research

NAPICU – National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units

The NAPICU have created guidance on managing acute disturbance in the context of COVID-19 with reference to primary, secondary and tertiary intervention as well as ethics and the mental health and capacity acts. Link.

Royal College of Nursing

RCN guidance for inpatient mental health staff and actions to take on the ward during this pandemic. Link.

RCN guidance for community mental health nurses including shielding, clinical decision making, and monitoring of high risk physical health needs. Link.

RCPsych – Royal College of Psychiatrists

RCPSYCH page containing information on the activities of the college during this period including guidance for clinicians, support for carers and patients, and training. Link.

RCPSYCH guidance for clinicians from different services including community mental health, and secondary and specialist mental health, with added information on supporting varying groups of vulnerable people. Link.

Public Health England

PHE recommendations on the different components of PPE and what to don when for primary, outpatient, community and social care by setting, NHS and independent sector. Link.

PHE recommendations of PPE for healthcare workers by secondary care inpatient clinical setting, NHS and independent sector. Link.