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Not many people feel comfortable talking about death, but when you’re taking care of a patient who is dying it becomes necessary and beneficial to communicate clearly
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With a huge shortage of nurses in the not so distant future, should nursing education not be looking at how to attract more students onto the course?
Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
After being rejected on the grounds that she didn’t have enough experience, Amanda started to feel that she would never find her first nurisng job
Helena’s personal experiences of the mental health system are helping to shape her into the nurse she wants to be
Choosing which field of nursing to study was not difficult. I spent time thinking seriously about it and researching each option, but I always knew learning disability nursing was for me.
Third year student, Ben, asks why it’s so common to see coca-cola machines outside diabetic wards and smokers outside the hospital doors.
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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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.
If you could write a letter to yourself 15 years ago, what would you say?
This week's practice
Patients with tracheostomies are at risk of serious complications. A review of care given to these patients has resulted in a range of recommendations
Careful foot care for patients with diabetes can help to avoid foot ulcers and amputation. Practice nurses should know how to carry out a foot assessment
We speak Philip Keeley, director of undergraduate education at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at The University of Manchester.
How do you learn? Do you use your ears or your common sense? Find out …
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Are you a new student nurse?
After the excitement of being offered a place on a nursing course has died down, you may be left wondering ‘What do I do now?’ Well, here’s your answer.
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Student nurse twitchat
We asked the student nursing community to discuss their experiences with learning handovers and the best approaches they found through their development
Nurse education research
A trust used simulations based on patient case scenarios to help healthcare cadets learn how to practise patient-centred care and improve communication and teamwork
How to ...
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring