Nursing, Eating Disorders & Putting Your Own Oxygen Mask on First

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks episode, Han joined by Lucy House. Lucy is a registered mental health nurse, who has personal experience with an eating disorder. Following on from her personal experience, Lucy decided to train as a registered mental health nurse and has experience of working in an eating disorder unit.

In this weeks podcast, we discuss:

  • The role of a mental health nurse, within the mental health setting and more specifically in eating disorder treatment.

  • Training that is provided to mental health nurses regarding eating disorders, and how this could be improved.

  • Signs and symptoms for nurses to watch for on a ward which could indicate an eating disorder.

  • The importance of a handover in supporting someone with their eating disorder recovery.

  • How Lucy's personal experien ... 

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