I distinctly remember revising the six Cs for my university nursing interviews.
The importance of global nursingSubscription
This summer, as part of an ongoing educational exchange programme, I was privileged to be one of 12 nursing students from Glasgow Caledonian University awarded a travel scholarship to attend California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).
Horror and hope on the wardsSubscription
I will never understand people who think mental health service users are suitable Halloween entertainment.
Nursing is a profession that I am extremely proud to be pursuing, but is not what I had pictured myself doing when I was a child. Like many others, I misunderstood the role of the modern nurse.
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.