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Nurse’s Uniform Colours And What They Mean

Have you ever wondered what the NHS nurse uniform colour codes mean? This in-depth and easy-to-follow guide explains the different colours of nurse uniforms. It explains what each nursing section is, how to access it, and how to access the HE course. One of the first things most people think about when entering the nursing line of […]

How to become a child psychologist – an NCC learner’s experience

  At NCC, it’s important to us to celebrate the achievements of our learners in their educational journey, whether it’s advancing academically, transitioning careers, or simply enjoying the process of learning. We aim to inspire others by showcasing what is possible and by sharing real-life experiences from the journey. Elaine explains how she has been […]

From Adult Care Worker to NHS Nurse

  At NCC Home Learning we are all about celebrating the success of our students, and a recent email from a learner prompted us here to consider writing this article to demonstrate how you can use your NCC adult care or health and social care course to get you on track to starting a more […]

How to Become a Mental Health Nurse

Welcome to our concise guide on becoming a mental health nurse—a career path with a profound impact on individuals facing psychological challenges. This guide equips you with essential qualifications, skills, and insights to thrive in this rewarding field. Join us as we explore the transformative world of mental health nursing, where compassion and expertise empower […]

It’s World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day, let’s take a look at some facts: 1 in 4 adults experience a mental illness In England, 1 in 4 adults experience a mental illness. This is staggering because mental health influences cognition, perception and behaviour. These in turn affect how an individual handles stress, interpersonal relationships and decision-making. […]

What can you do with a nursing degree?

Becoming a nurse is one of the most fulfilling job roles that a person can take on. However, professional nurses with a wealth of training and experience can find just as rewarding work in a range of other related career paths. Many nursing workers don’t want to feel stuck in one place for their whole […]

Suicide & Mental Health: A Crisis Running Rampant

  Mental health is a bigger issue now more than ever. With the rise of the internet and increasing pressure to appear picture-perfect 24/7, ongoing political and climate issues across the world, and rising stress levels caused by the pressures of modern-day life, people are being pushed to their breaking points. Facing the facts and […]

Popular Mental Health Careers You Can Qualify For

If you’re looking for a career path that allows you to help people, challenges you on a regular basis, and make a real difference in the medical system, a mental health career may be right for you. In this article, we detail some of the most popular careers in mental health in the United Kingdom. […]

Why Do We Have Autism Awareness Month?

It is a worthy question: why is April Autism Awareness Month? The answer lies in a lack of understanding and knowledge about Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as it is also known.  Although it is known as a learning difficulty, most people who rank highly on the spectrum come with different abilities that should […]

What Do We Know About Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Syndrome?

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is an overarching title for disorders concluded to be a result of pregnant people who drink alcohol during their pregnancy.  This is often referred to as FASDs or foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, as the condition can be mild or severe, causing physical or mental defects in the baby.  There are several […]