At the end of 2018 I was given the opportunity to write for a well known nursing journal- the Nursing Standard. It’s completely surreal that as a newly qualified nurse I am able to contribute to a journal I cited during my essays throughout university. This is a privilege & I’d love for you all… Read More NURSING STANDARD- MY CONTRIBUTION
It’s the 8th January- just over 1 week since the bang of fireworks, clink of prosecco and moans of hangovers after bringing in the New Year. By this point, I wonder how many gym memberships have been cancelled? Or how many glasses of wine have lead to an accidental not-so-dry January? I used to be… Read More New Years Resolutions
It’s World Alzheimer’s Day. It takes place on the 21st September every single year. A day to unite the Nation against Dementia, raise awareness and work together to overcome barriers and struggles that people with Dementia may face daily. There are over 50 million people world wide living with Dementia. This day encourages us to… Read More Could you be a Dementia Friend?
In December/ January I wrote a post about my interview for the graduate job that I have recently started. My final year at university whizzed by and quick as a flash I am here, settling in to my new job as a mental health nurse. The sense of pride is indescribable as you step foot… Read More NEW NURSE
I’m super excited to be writing on Kayleigh Rose’s blog. We have a couple of big things in common: a passion for mental health, and mental health nursing as a chosen career. When I first became a nurse, mental illness was something that happened to other people. I cared about those people and was passionate… Read More ASHLEY PETERSON: BREAKING BARRIERS AS A MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
Starting the conversation about mental health, whether that be with someone with a diagnosis or someone with no experience of mental illness at all, opens up the opportunity to reduce stigma & discrimination. This is something I feel so passionately about & feel as though should have already been achieved in the year of 2018.… Read More START THE CONVERSATION
For the past 3 months I have been using Harmony Life HAIR JAZZ products to give my dull, over-dyed hair some life. From the amount of people raving about these products all over my Instagram feed I was expecting big things. This is what I have to say…