An eye-opening experience
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An eye-opening experience

Eve Buckley Nurse on a children’s inpatient psychiatric ward, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Nicole Sparham Nurses, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton
Shelby Small Nurses, An adolescent forensic ward at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton

When nursing students Eve Buckley, Nicole Sparham and Shelby Small were gearing up for their elective placements, they opted for a trip to Romania. It proved to be a fruitful enterprise

Atrio of learning disability nursing students could have done their second-year placement anywhere – provided they could justify its relevance to nursing practice and professional development. But Eve Buckley, Nicole Sparham and Shelby Small decided on Romania, working with children with learning disabilities who were living in family-type homes and at an adult institution in the town of Slatina, west of Bucharest.

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 1, 18-19. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.1.18.s20

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