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Are we taking care of psychiatric nurses?

RTWMatters team

Psychiatric nurses who report the most mental health symptoms see more barriers to seeking help than those whose mental health is good. How can organisations better support recovery?

Until 2016, Graham Levy worked in Macquarie Hospital, a mental health facility in Sydney. In February of that year he was attacked at work, by a patient he describes as “critically unwell”. Mr Levy received multiple serious physical injuries, including a 15cm hole in his stomach wall and hearing loss. He also sustained psychological injuries. All up, he was assessed as having 32% total body impairment as a result of this traumatic inc...

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