This video was produced by the RCN Mental Health Nursing Forum. It features members who speak about their work as mental health nurses, including Joanne McDonnell, who is head of nursing at Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and a member of Mental Health Practice’s editorial advisory board.

The video also includes an interview with Marion Janner, the founder of Star Wards, in which she speaks about the importance of nurses and the often invisible but vital skills they bring to the care and treatment of services users.