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HORATIO - European Association for Psychiatric Nurses

The aims of the Association are twofold: to advocate for the interest of the members by providing input into the decision-making processes on issues relevant to psychiatric and mental health nursing in Europe and to promote the development of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice, education, management and research.

HORATIO 3rd Festival of Psychiatric Nursing

Final Call for Abstracts

Theme: Creativity in Care
Date: Thursday 6th - Sunday 9th November 2014
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, MALTA
Info: horatiofestival2014@gmail.com

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RPNC World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses - 2015 - Banff, Canada

The 2015 RPNC World Congress for Psychiatric Nurses will be held at the historic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Resort in Banff, Alberta - Canada on May 20th, 21st & 22nd 2015. You are invited to submit abstracts for poster and/or oral presentation, Submission Deadline: Monday, October 6, 2014.

For further information visit: http://worldcongress.rpnc.ca/


Belgium Joins HORATIO

We are happy to announce that the NKVV (Belgium National Nurses Association) have become full members of HORATIO: European Psychiatric Nurses. This is a wonderful achievement on the part of Christophe Castelyn who has been working on this with the help of the HORATIO Board for the last six months. He will act as the link person for the association. On behalf of the Board we wish him well in his future endeavours, look forward to working with the association which is one of the oldest in Europe, and we welcome them to the growing list of associations representing psychiatric and mental health nurses in Europe.

Martin Ward, President Elect - HORATIO: European Psychiatric Nurses

New Editor for the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

The Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing has appointed a new Editor-in-Chief, Professor Lawrie Elliott, Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Margaret University College, Edinburgh Scotland. Dr. Elliott is Director of Research. He has more than ten years experience in addiction research and publishes at international level on the subject including papers on the effectiveness of primary care addiction services such as needle exchange, methadone prescribing, and drug reduction clinics. Horatio welcomes him to this new and challenging role and looks forward to a continuation of the journal's success and Horatio's collaboration with it. 

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Editor Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

The Journal is seeking applications for the position of Associate Editor within one of the leading international psychiatric and mental health nursing journals.

The Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing is an international, peer-reviewed publication. www.wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/jpm. The successful candidate for the position of Associate Editor will be recognized internationally for his or her academic and research achievements and will have an impressive track record of publications and presentations at conferences. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Sound scientific judgment
  • Professional standing
  • Broad knowledge of psychiatric and mental health nursing on an international level
  • Awareness of trends and ethical standards within knowledge dissemination
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Previous editorial board and reviewer experience on nursing journals

The main functions within this role are: manuscript handling and quality control, strategic development, and journal promotion. The post involves working closely with the Publisher, the Editor, and the Editorial Board.

Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time, with additional time for meetings. The Associate Editor can be based in any international location. There is an honorarium available for this position. Ideally, the successful candidate would take over this position in July or August 2014.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, and an accompanying letter outlining the skills you will bring to this position.

A description of the role is available on request. Please send your application, in confidence, to:

Rosie Hutchinson - rosie.hutchinson@wiley.com  Applications to arrive no later than 16th June 2014

8th Brixia International Conference

June 12th-14th, Brescia, Italy www.brixia2014.eu

Brixa 2014

Youth Mental Health: from continuity of psychopathology to continuity of care

December 16th-18th 2014, Venice, Italy www.youthmentalhealth2014.eu

Youth Mental Health

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3rd HORATIO Festival of Psychiatric Nurses - Malta 2014

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Turku Declaration

This significant document is now online with translating in 10 languages and general Flyer in progress - download

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