Nursing studies

Learning disability nursing: correcting those who ask ‘Is it real nursing?’

Student and NHS ambassador Helen Morgan is challenging misunderstandings about her field

Student and NHS ambassador Helen Morgan is challenging misunderstandings about her field

Learning disability nursing student Helen Morgan is hoping to inspire the next generation of her chosen profession when she takes up a voluntary role as a nursing NHS ambassador.

‘I’m honoured and excited. It’s a very special opportunity,’ says Ms Morgan, who is in the second year of her degree in learning disability nursing at the University of Northampton.

‘I want to get the word out about what a great career this is and the opportunities you have to make a difference.’

Work experience in a care home ignited her passion

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