**For students starting this course in September 2018, a new scholarship worth £4,450 is available from City, University of London to those who demonstrate either clinical or academic excellence.** This Postgraduate Diploma prepares you for a rewarding career in mental health nursing. As a mental health nurse you can make a real difference to the lives of people of all ages who experience mental health problems. Mental health nursing focuses on the provision of holistic care that enables people with mental health problems to be physically safe and emotionally secure. The course concentrates on helping people to make positive changes to their lives and supporting them on their journey of recovery. City’s Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing offers you the opportunity to train in one of London’s leading and most well-established departments for nursing education. Our priority is to ensure that you graduate with the skills and knowledge to enter the mental health nursing profession, which can often be a stressful and challenging environment, with confidence. As a student at City, you will combine theoretical study with clinical experience, working with London's diverse population in leading hospitals and community settings. We will prepare you for all aspects of the profession including supporting people working towards recovery, dealing with crisis and emergency situations, improving the effect of patients’ physical health, detecting deterioration and how to approach, assess and provide the most appropriate care and treatment in differing situations.