The barriers and facilitators to a career in mental health nursing

McKenzie, Karen, Cooper, Matthew, Martin, Rachel, Murray, Kara, Baguley, Clare and Chiscop, Andra (2021) The barriers and facilitators to a career in mental health nursing. Nursing Times, 117 (2). pp. 18-20. ISSN 0954-7762

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As there is a shortfall of mental health nurses in the UK, a study aimed to explore the facilitators and barriers to individuals considering this career. The main factors that attracted participants to the career were a desire to help other people and having more information about the role, often through direct experience. The main barriers were limited knowledge about the available career routes, the perceived stressful nature of the job and the need for greater diversity in mental health services.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Recruitment, Mental Health, Nurses: barriers, facilitators
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C800 Psychology
L900 Others in Social studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2020 11:18
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 10:32

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