Mental and physical health taught equally
Lauren Antinoro Lecturer practitioner, University of Exeter Academy of Nursing and ‘guardian’ for the ‘no health without mental health’ pillar
David Richards Professor, Mental health services research, University of Exeter Academy of Nursing
University of Exeter’s new programme represents a significant shift in nurse education – and many will say, not before time
Mental health issues present in every clinical environment, yet most students on adult nursing courses only spend a small amount of time learning about mental health in the classroom and on a relevant clinical placement.
Nursing Standard. 35, 1, 41-42. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.1.41.s18