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18-Dec-2014

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What makes a good handover? Subscription Required

Giving an in-depth handover allows you to go home safe in the knowledge that your patients are taken care of but how should you hand over your patients?

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Top 5 tips for making the most of your time as a mental health student nurse Subscription Required

Katie looks back on her first year and reflects on what she wishes someone had told her before she started

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What’s it like to be a second-year student nurse?

What’s it like to be a second-year student nurse? Subscription Required

Second year student nurses are often told that they’re “stepping-up” a gear. But what does this really mean?

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'Using your personal judgement is easier said than done when it comes to record keeping'

'Using your personal judgement is easier said than done when it comes to record keeping' Subscription Required

19-Dec-2014

When Elaine received constructive criticism on her record keeping attempt, she was able to step back and take away some key learning points - and not give up!

Who am I to judge whether a life is worth living?

Who am I to judge whether a life is worth living? Subscription Required

11-Dec-2014

Student nurse, Tracy, learnt a valuable lesson that it can be all too easy to make judgements about quality of life issues when it is not your own life you are considering. 

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So, you’ve got the ‘Far Placement’ Subscription Required

27-Nov-2014

How to cope with being allocated a placement miles away from home

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Why I no longer wish to affiliate myself with the care makers scheme

Why I no longer wish to affiliate myself with the care makers scheme Subscription Required

18-Nov-2014

After feeling let down by the lack of action offered by the care maker scheme, student nurse Anna offers some crustructive criticism on turning words into action

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Tracy Blunt-SNT

'Now that I've performed last offices, I know that I can do all those things I doubted I was capable of' Subscription Required

13-Nov-2014

As a mother of three sons, it’s not often I feel nervous or worried about what I might encounter in my life. Then again, until now, I had never seen a dead body.

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Mastering your dissertation: what you need to know

Mastering your dissertation: what you need to know Subscription Required

Dissertations can feel like stressful, bumpy car-rides. Here are some tips that can turn the last stretch of your journey to qualifying into a smooth success.

Elaine Francis_SNT

A letter to myself: 5 lessons I wish I'd learnt earlier Subscription Required

If you could write a letter to yourself 15 years ago, what would you say?

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Support for mentors in clinical education

Support for mentors in clinical education Subscription Required

12-Dec-2014

Mentors play a crucial role in supporting and assessing student nurses, yet many find the role challenging. A trust developed support for mentors at the point of care

Advising on lifestyle can improve nurses’ health

Advising on lifestyle can improve nurses’ health

12-Dec-2014

An evaluation of health promotion training provided to nurses at a trust showed that it has helped the nurses to review their own lifestyles

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Philip Keeley

'The best students are willing to challenge conventional ideas and ask questions' Subscription Required

We speak Philip Keeley, director of undergraduate education at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at The University of Manchester.

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Mentor teaching student nurse

What makes a good mentor?

7-Dec-2014

We asked you to tell us how your role model has made you a better nurse. Here’s what you told us…

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Seeking out opportunities: Do student nurses need to network?

Seeking out opportunities: Do student nurses need to network?

22-Dec-2014

I have been given plenty of opportunities since starting my course back in April 2013. But how has this happened? How I have ‘blagged’ invites and how have I managed to get this SNT Editor role?

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Do you need additional support while at university? Meet Diverse Learners

Diverse Learners supports student nurses who have dyslexia, dyspraxia, long term health conditions and/or mental health issues to develop their skills and self-confidence via study skills support sessions and mentoring.

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Student nurse numbers in Scotland hit ‘six year low’, claim Tories

The number of student nurses in training in Scotland has hit its lowest number in six years, according to analysis of education statistics by the Scottish Conservatives.

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