EVANS, Marcus

‘I’m beyond caring’ A response to the Francis Report: the failure of social systems in health care to adequately support nurses and nursing in the clinical care of their patients. [DVD] Presented by Marcus Evans - London, Tavistock Clinic, 2015 - 1 video disc (approx 90 min) - Scientific Meeting of the Tavistock Centre and Portman Clinic 11th May 2015 .

Copyright Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Copying of this recording is striclty prohibited. Marcus Evans qualified as a psychiatric nurse in 1983 and went on to occupy nursing posts as charge nurse of St. Giles day hospital, clinical nurse specialist in Liaison psychiatry and parasuicide in Kings College hospital A&E, and clinical nurse specialist in psychotherapy at the Bethel and Maudsley. After qualifying as a psychotherapist at the Tavistock he took up a post as head of the nursing discipline with a brief to develop the nursing discipline within the trust. He held the post of Head of Nursing until taking on the post of Associate Clinical Head of Complex Needs 2011. Marcus has supervised designed developed and taught outreach courses for front line mental health staff in various settings for the last 25 years in many mental health trusts including: Camden and Islington, The Bethel and Maudsley, and Broadmoor. He was also one of the founding members of the Fitzjohns service at the Tavistock clinic. His passion is the application of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapeutic ideas to mental health settings.


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