Student Nursing Times Editor: Learning Disabilities Branch
The dilemma of choiceSubscription
In her final blog as learning disability student nurse editor, Olivia Lindsay-Gould looks into the ethical issue of the choice of life, and the right to die.
Is our nurse training fit for purpose?Subscription
While learning disability student editor, Liv Lindsay-Gould, feels prepared to graduate and be a learning disability nurse, she recognises gaps in her own training that could be filled with a longer, broader curriculum
How do you define your “personal philosophy” within your own nursing practice? Learning disability student editor, Liv, talks us through how she weighed up what really mattered to her and set her intention for her career
With the phrase ’healthy living’ becoming more and more common, learning disabilities editor, Olivia, learns about the fine line between being healthy and creating an unhealthy habit
Can disabilities be called so?Subscription
Learning disabilities editor Liv reflects on her current placement at a brain injury rehabilitation hospital — and how she’s learned an important lesson is just a few weeks.
This week I read that Isabella Springmühl, a 20 year old Guatemalan lady, has made history at London Fashion Week by being the first designer with a learning disability to have her clothes featured.
Placements that exceed expectations: Forensic services for people with learning disabilitiesSubscription
Learning disability nursing student editor, Olivia, knew there was one placement she didn’t want: forensics. But as soon as her placement started she realised her fears were unfounded
'Keep calm and find a job'Subscription
What happens when you don’t have a plan for when you qualify?
'We do work with pencils and paint, but learning disability nursing is still misrepresented'Subscription
People with learning disabilities and learning disability nurses; are they as misunderstood as one other?
“Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, It requires an exclusive devotion”, said arguably the most famous nurse of all time, Florence Nightingale. Due to our devotion to our profession, are nurses unable to dedicate time to their own lives?