• Legal and ethical matters

      Deacon, Maureen; University of Chester (SAGE, 2013-01-15)
      This book chapter aims to discuss how practitioners can work ethically and legally in the best interests of adult patients; explain the principal legal and ethical issues of health inequalities and discrimination, consent and capacity, and advanced care planning; and discuss the matter of self-neglect and capacity.
    • Oncology in mental health practice

      Deacon, Maureen; University of Chester (SAGE, 2013-01-15)
      This book chapter aims to explain the relationships between mental health problems and cancer; explain the basics of cancer; discuss local cancer health policy and how it can act as guidance for supporting an individual; and explain how cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment can be tailored in relation to a person's mental ill-health.
    • 'Paperwork': Its implications for community mental health nurses' practice

      Deacon, Maureen; University of Chester (University of Chester, 2011-09)
      This study aims to examine the real life documentary practices of community mental health nurses to enable a better understanding of the impact of paperwork on their nursing practice.