Opinion, analysis and debate
I speak from experience when I say that learning disabilities nursing training is a callous experience
My first year in training as a learning disability nurse (LDN) was a rollercoaster ride to say the least.
Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.
People can achieve a great deal if they have support to display their abilities, says Ruth Northway
We talk to Sylvia Duval who is a second year student of learning disability nursing at London South Bank University.
'What will your legacy be?'Subscription
This week I began my final placement as a student nurse, the much anticipated management placement where I will prove I am a competent, capable student, one that is fully prepared to embark on a career in nursing.
'Why choose learning disabilities nursing?'Subscription
Four LD nurses, at various points in their careers, explain why this branch of nursing is challenging, rewarding and downright essential
This piece is written in the hope that those who read it realise that a person’s level of ability is not a stable measure but rather varies drastically in different environments. We must consider the context when we assess, plan and deliver care.
What do you do if you feel you’ve chosen the wrong branch of nursing?
'Comparison is the thief of joy'Subscription
I am borrowing some wisdom from Theodore Roosevelt which, although it has been repeated millions of times, took on new relevance when I found it floating on a familiar blog.