Issue : 4 September 2013
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I came into nurse training knowing that when I qualified I intended to work with older people in mental health care settings.
From accountant to student nurseSubscription
They say to become who we really want to be we shouldn’t worry about how to get there, but instead just focus on being the person we want to be and it will happen.
How to master your first year of nursingSubscription
Get the balance right and you will look back on university as the best time of your life
Recognising and valuing learning in practiceSubscription
An insight in to the role of nurse mentors and teachers
September is an exciting and nerve wracking time for most new starters at university.
First, I’d like to congratulate you on your position on one of the most rewarding courses in the world. Well done - all that hard work finally paid off.
There are a lot of things demanding your attention at the moment and the start of any course can feel overwhelming, however you can do a lot to make this transition easier, writes Nicky Lambert
Fasten your seatbelts and hold onto the lap bar, you are about to ride the most wonderful rollercoaster in the world!
Congratulations, you’ve done it! You’re going to be a nurse!
What is nursing?Subscription
When I started studying mental health nursing three years ago, the main question burning through my mind was: what is nursing?