Jobs and nursing…

I’ve started looking at jobs. Yes, I know I’m about to finish my second you and it’s a tiny bit early but as previously mentioned – nursing is a big wide world. Even in Learning Disability. What about a Community role? Being welcomed into people’s homes and lives to benefit, adjust, promote health and wellbeing, … Continue reading Jobs and nursing…

Reflection – the ability Learning Disability nurses have to shape their own learning

Counting down placement hours can be a really daunting thing as a nursing student; however I’ve just counted down 15 in one of my favourite ways so far – Positive Choices 2017 hosted in Hull.  Positive Choices is an annual conference for Learning Disability students to network, learn and listen to those that’ll matter to … Continue reading Reflection – the ability Learning Disability nurses have to shape their own learning

Wait, so you’re an elderly nurse? But you look so young!

“No, LD, a Learning Disability nurse!” A couple of colleagues and I, all Learning Disability student nurses, went to a recent conference with Health Education England (HEE). We met fellow students from London, Hull and Northumbria and many others to discuss the attraction of Learning Disability nursing, the course we are undertaking, any problems we … Continue reading Wait, so you’re an elderly nurse? But you look so young!

Nursing is incredible

For this blog to work, I’ve got to be honest. You’ve seen the media – NHS nurses are overworked, underpaid and stressed. Student funding has been cut across the country and the entire NHS was neglected in the autumn statement. Why on earth would I encourage you to study nursing? It’s incredible, that’s why! Nursing is … Continue reading Nursing is incredible

Welcome to Nursing at York!

First of all, I am really pleased that you are considering Nursing at the University of York. Now, to decide where to actually go to study? …It’s not a very easy decision to make – where you are going to spend the next few years of your life, whether to move out or stay at home. … Continue reading Welcome to Nursing at York!