student editor's pick of the week
You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?
Ask a student nurse
Do you have any advice for this student nurse?
When she heard I was preparing to start my nurse training, my 85-year-old neighbour, Mrs Marjorie Trousdale, offered me some insights into her own experiences as a student nurse in the late 1940s.
Are you a new student nurse?
Chloe knew that at some point during her Year to Care, she would need to confront her feelings about death
Placement tips and advice
Rarely signposted but positioned at the heart of most organisations, the operating theatre can be a daunting place for student nurses.
We go into the exam room, leave our bags, coats and scarves at the door and wander around the maze of tables to find the correct, alphabetically allocated chair. The time starts and papers are turned over.
Perfecting your practice
This week's practice
As genomic testing becomes embedded in mainstream medicine, health professionals need to understand the role of genetics in disease
Childhood continence charity ERIC has developed online resources to help children understand about wee and poo
How to ...
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
How do you learn? Do you use your ears or your common sense? Find out …
Student Editor's blog
There are good placements and there are bad, explains student editor Rachael Starkey, and both can be equally educational!
Student nurse twitchat
Following the Francis report, the government has made plans to change several aspects of nurse education. We asked the student nurse community for their thoughts on this.
What do you think of this key part of the government response to the Francis report?
student nursing times podcast
On your way to university? Fancy a break from studying? Have a listen to our FREE Student Nursing Times podcast made by our very own student nurses