Mental health

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Don’t neglect your mental health – it’s time to be kind to yourself

Nurse training can take its toll, so learn techniques to improve your mood and performance

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Patient confidentiality: how a complicated case created an ethical and legal dilemma

A service user’s chlamydia diagnosis taught me lessons about disclosure and breach of trust

Picture shows a scene from the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. A nurse is producing podcasts that aim to dispel myths about mental illness, remove stigma and give patients a voice.

Nurse’s podcasts tell true story of life on mental health wards

Podcasts aim to dispel myths about mental illness, remove stigma and give patients a voice

As a mature nursing student, I came close to giving up in my first term at uni

I now know juggling my studies, placements and family life is tough – but so worth it

Adult nursing degree that embraces the blurred boundaries of physical and mental health

University of Exeter’s new programme represents a significant shift in nurse education

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How storytelling can help close the nursing student attainment gap

Nursing curricula need to reflect the diversity of students’ backgrounds and experience

 Nursing is fast-paced in the emergency department

Mental health and adult nursing, plus the pace of emergency care – this role has it all

A dual-registration newly qualified nurse reflects on what she has learned in her first year

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The importance of delivering a good handover

Laura Slim finds handovers nerve-wracking but is learning to be more confident

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How I learned it’s okay to ask for support after a traumatic event

Counselling helped one student realise she shouldn't ‘just carry on’ despite her anxiety

Natasha Evans on placement in Ghana

Why memories of my elective placement in Ghana will stay with me through my career

Natasha Evans on how her trip enriched her understanding of public health issues

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Listening to my intuition helped prevent a patient's suicide...

I learned having the courage to act on your instincts is an important part of being a nurse

Mental health

What it takes to be a mental health nurse

A complex mix of skills is needed to put people in control of their situation

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