• 08 August 2018
  • 2 min read

Ben Farrah - Mental Health Nurse

  • Ben Farrah
    Charge Nurse on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

A Charge Nurse with twelve years post-qualifying experience currently working within the NHS on an all-male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Mental health nurses face increasing emotional pressures

In his 12 years working on an all-male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit Ben has experienced many challenging situations. He believes RMNs must have their human needs recognised if we’re to reduce the emotional pressures being placed on them.

What mental health nurses actually do

Despite the common misconception, mental health nursing is not just about organising fun events in nursing homes as PICU Charge Nurse, Ben, explains.

RMNs tell us about their jobs

What does it mean to be a mental health nurse and what are the challenges and rewards? Two RMNs explain what being a mental health nurse means, from their perspective.

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  • Ben Farrah
    Charge Nurse on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

I'm a Charge Nurse with twelve years post-qualifying experience currently working within the NHS on an all-male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

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  • Ben Farrah
    Charge Nurse on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

I'm a Charge Nurse with twelve years post-qualifying experience currently working within the NHS on an all-male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).