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My Great Escape: finding the roads to freedom

Last month, I read a letter in The Psychologist:

“Professor Alec Rodger . . . at Birkbeck, underlined that in developing a career there were at least two opposing strategies . 549 more words

Alumna Post


“Hello, there.”
I swivelled 90 degrees and observed the svelte figure of Carol weaving through the coffee tables towards me. She had clearly spent the morning in the bathroom as usual, with freshly tinted hair, sparkling teeth and the intermingling aromas of shampoo, anti-perspirant and patchouli oil intoxicating all in her wake. 559 more words

Mental Health

My job

Over the past week, I have been blessed to work with a number of young female patients on the ward.

I think working with young females is just amazing. 494 more words

One A Day

Patients, well everybody, just want to be heard

I worked on a busy psychiatric ward today. Nurses rushing around trying to get things done, and patients just wanting answers. I could imagine that it’s hard enough as it is for patients to be in that environment, so the last thing that they need is to be dismissed when reaching out for help. 646 more words

What's unique about psychiatric nursing?

Last week was National Nursing Week and Pomegranate held a reception to honor its nursing team. Nursing as an occupation varies widely in scope, specifics, practice type and requirements. 575 more words

Mental Health

Best way to study Psych Nursing…

Psychiatric nursing is highly challenging, we need different approaches to patients care. Just like other specialty areas of nursing, however, there are some important tricks that you can use to maximize your success. 167 more words