In her last post as an SNT Editor, Katie explores the impact the word “crazy” can have on those its aimed at and even those it’s not
Who better to tell you about the role than the current mental health branch Student Nursing Times editor?
By taking advantage of every opportunity to advance her career, Katie has realised more and more how broad she can make her nurse training
Katie was shocked when a mentor warned her not to tell staff members about her own mental health problems, surely fellow nurses would be the most understanding?
Stepping up a gear: starting second yearSubscription
Second year comes with a sudden increase in responsibility, find out how SNT student editor, Katie, managed the transition
The 'ordinary people' need to talk tooSubscription
Mental health branch student editor, Katie, deals with the after effects of ‘coming out’ about her own mental health needs and finds much-appreciated support from her peers
When mental health branch student editor, Katie, felt the shadow of the black dog catching up with her, she found she had the tools to help herself through
Katie looks back on her first year and reflects on what she wishes someone had told her before she started
First week on the wardsSubscription
It’s December, the end of the calendar year, and I’m nine months into my degree. I’m also at the end of my very first week working on a ward as a student nurse, as opposed to nursing assistant, and it has been absolutely incredible.
With my final placement of first year fast approaching, I realised this week that I’m 9 months into my degree. Nine months! Where has all the time disappeared to?