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What does your first year as a student nurse hold?

What does your first year as a student nurse hold? Subscription Required

Catherine and Cate, staff at Bournemouth University, talk us through what you can expect from your first year as a student nurse.

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'Student nurses can gain as much from conferences as anyone else'

21-Jul-2014

Even before I started my nursing course I was keen to find out all I could about this profession that I was eager to be a part of.

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Blogs by student nurses for student nurses

Ben Mullin_SNT

The hospital hypocrisy Subscription Required

14-Jul-2014

Third year student, Ben, asks why it’s so common to see coca-cola machines outside diabetic wards and smokers outside the hospital doors.

How do you prepare to start a nursing course?

How do you prepare to start a nursing course? Subscription Required

4-Jul-2014

In the build-up to his nurse training, Andrew wants to get a good idea of what the course will entail. Can you help?

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People tell me they wouldn't be able to do children's nursing, but I know I can Subscription Required

17-Jun-2014

As the start of his course fast approaches, Andrew reflects on how he ended up on the path to becoming a childrens’ nurse

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Is it safe for student nurses to speak up about poor care? Subscription Required

12-Jun-2014

Meet Poppy, a student nurse who bravely spoke out about poor care on placement twice, and experienced a different reaction each time

Gemma Logan_SNT

Stop. Take a minute. Look how far you’ve come. Subscription Required

10-Jun-2014

Gemma’s life was turned upside-down by tragedy during her course, but today she’s able to look back on how much she’s grown as a person and as a nurse

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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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Should lifestyle choices affect access to transplant?

Should lifestyle choices affect access to transplant? Subscription Required

18-Jul-2014

With a shortage of organs and finite healthcare resources, some argue that people who need them owing to lifestyle choices should be denied transplants

Cardiac arrest equipment to support airway

Cardiac arrest equipment to support airway Subscription Required

18-Jul-2014

Cardiac arrest trolleys should contain all the equipment necessary to deal with an adult cardiac arrest. Nurses must be familiar with and know how to use their contents

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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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What makes a good handover?

We asked: 'What makes a good handover?'

20-Jun-2014

We asked the student nursing community to discuss their experiences with learning handovers and the best approaches they found through their development

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