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Nursing may be a practical profession but you’ll have to write essays to show you know your stuff. Use Tim Miller’s tips to do a good job

Quiz yourself ... What's your revision style?

Quiz yourself ... What's your revision style? Subscription Required

Everyone deals with exams differently, but is your revision technique a help or a hindrance? Quiz yourself and find out …

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Clear writing: how to get top marks for your essays Subscription Required

Writing clearly and concisely is a real skill.

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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.

Am I entitled to Disabled Students' Allowance?

Am I entitled to Disabled Students' Allowance? Subscription Required

4-Nov-2014

Many student nurses are unaware they are entitled to DSA, meaning they miss out on valuable emotional, practical and financial support

Mary Taggart-SNT

You're already a 'good nurse' Subscription Required

3-Nov-2014

It’s easy to let yourself be swallowed up in trying to become a good nurse, but, as Mary points out, you already have the characteristics of a great nurse

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Stevie Beeby-SNT

'My final placement: how has no-one noticed how rubbish I am?' Subscription Required

27-Oct-2014

Stevie-Jade’s final placement initially knocked her confidence, but speaking to her mentors helped her realise just how normal her fears were

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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.

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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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Gaining evidence on the value of health visiting

Gaining evidence on the value of health visiting Subscription Required

21-Nov-2014

Health visitors are crucial to establishing the foundations for a healthy child. This value needs to be gathered through evaluation and monitoring

Nursing at the centre of community services

Nursing at the centre of community services Subscription Required

21-Nov-2014

Community and primary care nurses are ideally placed to support patients and carers in making lifestyle and behaviour changes to improve their health and wellbeing

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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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'The hardest bit of being on placement is the time I miss with my kids'

'The hardest bit of being on placement is the time I miss with my kids'

24-Nov-2014

The decision to put my children into full time child care so that I could pursue my ambition to train to be a children’s nurse was one of the toughest I have ever made.

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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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Jeremy Hunt

Student nurses need duty to speak out ‘ingrained’ in training, says Hunt

Speaking out about mistakes should be “ingrained” in the training of student nurses and doctors, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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