Placement

Being a student nurse who happens to be gay – a personal perspective

Please be aware that this is very subjective and this does not objectively describe what other students may experience.     It is hard for me to imagine a life without being an out and proud gay man. After coming out at the young age of 15, overcoming prejudice and negativity in those early years to… Continue reading Being a student nurse who happens to be gay – a personal perspective

Study & Academia

What is learning disability nursing?

Out of the four fields of nursing, learning disability nursing seems to one of mystery. The role and existence of learning disability nurses is still questioned frequently and our specialist skills are often overlooked. So, what is this enigma that we call learning disability nursing? There is no clear definition for learning disability nursing and… Continue reading What is learning disability nursing?

The StN Project

The Student Nurse Project – Why?

The idea for The Student Nurse Project came from an idea I had in late September 2017. I arrived home from a long day on placement and was working on an article with the Leader of @WeNurses, Teresa Chinn. I came in, sat next to my fiancée, Lucy, and talked about the idea around an… Continue reading The Student Nurse Project – Why?