Students must learn about mental health
David Richards Professor of mental health services research and head of nursing, College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter
A new University of Exeter adult nursing programme gives equal priority to mental and physical health
The removal of training bursaries for nursing students generated much publicity. Less newsworthy, but of equal importance, was the simultaneous removal of existing controls on nursing student numbers, a policy implemented to deregulate the higher education market for nurse training.
Nursing Standard. 34, 11, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.11.13.s9