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Service user involvement in student selection

01 May 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes a collaboration between learning disability staff and two residents of a community home in the selection of learning disability nursing...

Summer schools to improve recruitment and retention of pre-registration mental health student nurses

01 May 2007

Mental Health Practice

General

A series of two-day summer schools focused on mental health nursing were planned and delivered by Staf-fordshire University’s Faculty of Health to improve the...

The future of mental health nursing in Northern Ireland: does anyone really care?

01 November 2003

Mental Health Practice

Education

This paper explores recruitment and retention problems in mental health nursing in Northern Ireland. A background of pre-registration nurse education is presented,...

Mental health nurses or nurses working in mental health settings?

01 November 2007

Mental Health Practice

General

Traditionally, all states and territories of Australia had a system for the recognition and registration of mental health nurses (known historically as psychiatric...

The role of student ambassadors in university recruitment

03 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recruitment to nursing programmes is becoming increasingly difficult. At Staffordshire University we applied to a project called Higher Education Full Circle for the...

Inclusion of lay people in the pre-registration selection process

04 August 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The Nursing and Midwifery Council recommends that pre-registration nurse education programme providers involve lay people in the student selection process. The...

Equal access to training for black and minority ethnic nurses

28 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Black and minority ethnic young people are increasingly attracted to nursing. However, statistics published by the Nursing and Midwifery Admissions Service in 2005...

Adolescent student nurses: implications for retention

01 April 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Education

Students on child branch programmes tend to be younger than those joining other branches. There appear to be issues that are specific to younger children’s nursing...

Student life - school of thought

01 February 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Student life

‘People with learning disabilities are amongst the most vulnerable and socially excluded in our society. Very few have jobs, live in their own homes or have choice...

Working with survivors of trauma

01 April 2008

Mental Health Practice

General

This article considers what ‘trauma’ is, establishes its relevance within a mental health nursing context and discusses possible implications for both practice and...