- 20 August 2018
- 2 min read
Cath Coleman - Mental Health Nurse
A registered Mental Health Nurse since 2000. Has worked in a medium secure forensic mental health facility, agency work, in an Auckland prison with inmates presenting challenging mental health problems as well as in Australia. Recently completed her MSc Public Health and plans to move into Mental Health Nursing research in the near future.
Cath describes what motivated her into becoming a Mental Health Nurse (RMN).
Cath explains why her role as a Mental Health Nurse is important in not just caring for patients, but caring for her colleagues too.
Over recent years, research and initiatives within mental health have demonstrated a need for NHS Trusts to focus on patients’ experiences when accessing services.
As a Mental Health Nurse, Cath Coleman illustrates how she can help combat the stereotypes currently surrounding mental health.
Cath Coleman describes her experience working with the Therapeutic Staffing Model, and explains how it's beneficial to both Mental Health Nurses and patients.