As there is a shortfall of mental health nurses in the UK, a study aimed to explore the facilitators and barriers to individuals considering this career. The main factors that attracted participants to the career were a desire to help other people and having more information about the role, often through direct experience. The main barriers were limited knowledge about the available career routes, the perceived stressful nature of the job and the need for greater diversity in mental health services.
|Early online date||4 Jan 2021|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Feb 2021|