Nursing students have names – and an expectation to be part of the healthcare team too
The anxiety and isolation caused by the crisis may be particularly acute for this group
Nurse training can take its toll, so learn techniques to improve your mood and performance
Zoe Butler’s innovative project to address the 'hot potato' of mental health issues in young people saw her crowned winner of Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award at the 2017 RCNi Awards.
After a placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren Ferrier relays the techniques she learned to improve self-awareness and resilience
On placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren Ferrier learned some useful CBT techniques students can use to improve their sense of well-being and resilience.
Learn how to promote sensitive, tailored use of music in care settings
Born during lockdown, my baby boy is helping me learn how to balance studying and family life
Nursing student Nathan Harrison has seen what supportive multidisciplinary teams can achieve
For a nursing career, an understanding of service users’ experiences is actually a positive
One nursing student’s experience working at an isolation unit for mental health patients
A complex mix of skills is needed to put people in control of their situation
University offers practical experience with clinical scenarios role-played by student peers
Clinical placements in criminal justice settings offer a wide spectrum of nursing experience
A nursing student saw first-hand the need for early interventions in mental healthcare
A service user’s chlamydia diagnosis taught me lessons about disclosure and breach of trust
A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and the emotional side of the work
Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to hospital, and one nursing student is creating a toolkit that will include tips from specialists and signposting to additional support
Podcasts aim to dispel myths about mental illness, remove stigma and give patients a voice
A dual-registration newly qualified nurse reflects on what she has learned in her first year
Results in mental health care can be slow but the rewards are vast, especially for nurses with the right qualities, says Ian Hulatt.