Student editor blogs
Learning disability nursing is everybody’s fieldSubscription
Learning disability nursing is celebrating its 100th birthday next year, just as I hope to be taking my first steps in this amazing branch of nursing.
Do not feel ashamed to ask for helpSubscription
Being a second-year student, I feel overwhelmed with all the information that goes into my mind.
When I first started training to be a nurse two years ago now, I was fresh-faced and ready for the challenge.
It’s okay not to be okaySubscription
I have suffered from mental health issues in the past. I am not ashamed of this and I believe these struggles have helped to shape me into who I am.
As a student nurse, I often feel powerless. I have no control over where my placements will be, I can’t make the NHS Business Services Authority reimburse my travel expenses any more quickly, and I have no ability to shift an essay deadline if I fancy a lazy weekend.
Student NT editor Rebecca Hammond asks how we can provide mental health support to people with learning disabilities.
Student NT editor Desiree Deighton reflects on her time as a trainee and, based on her own experience, highlights that students can have a real role to play in innovation and improving practice.
Midwives and babywearingSubscription
Student NT editor Holly Morse discusses the benefits of babywearing for the modern parent.
Did you say 'learning disability nursing'?Subscription
Student NT editor Rebecca Hammond discusses perceptions of learning disability nurses.
Student NT editor Heather Phelan shares her advice for discussing suicide with patients.