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The Hot Potato project: tackling mental health issues in young people

Zoe Butler’s innovative project to address the 'hot potato' of mental health issues in young...

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Using CBT to improve self-awareness and resilience

After a placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren

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CBT strategies can help you handle stress

On placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren Ferrier

Nursing studies

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Mental health charity creates fast track into nursing

Mental health charity creates fast track into nursing

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Using acronyms as revision tools

Acronyms are a great way to retain complex information, say mental health nursing students...

Clinical placements

On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and

What to do when words fail

Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to...

Going outside your comfort zone can help connect with patients

By learning more about football, mental health nursing student Felicity Allman was able to...

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Mental health nurses need training to treat physical ailments

Physical and mental health are linked, and giving mental health nurses more training would...

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Don't judge patients with personality disorders...

When mental health nursing student Nicola Mattocks heard staff making derogatory comments...

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A fresh take on medicines management for patients with a learning disability

Mental health nursing student Kirsty Killiard implemented a system for monitoring the use of...

Newly qualified nurses

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Mental health nursing: ‘The accumulation of marginal gains’

Results in mental health care can be slow but the rewards are vast, especially for nurses...

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