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You started your nurse training not only because you wanted to become a nurse, but because you wanted to become a good nurse. Adult nursing lecturer, Chris McLean, reveals how you can be the best nurse you can be
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Every student at some point in their training will feel disappointed with a placement, Chloe explores how you can make the best of the situation
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Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
While most of the ward staff were busy dealing with an emergency situation, Colin was surprised by another patient’s reaction
After realising that student loans do not take into account that healthcare students have longer academic years, Alice is calling on student nurses to join her in campaigning for a fairer system
Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you’ve seen where your next placement will be?
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
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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 receiving blood transfusions can die if errors are made and if the signs of a severe reaction are not recognised and acted on at an early stage
Use of gloves is widespread in clinical practice, but research suggests they are often used inappropriately, and that this increases infection risks to patients
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 …
Happy new term!
Student nurse news
Student Nursing Times’ student editor for mental health branch, Becky Kidman, is to take over the @StudentNT twitter feed on Tuesday 30 September.
Browse our evidence base
Are you a new student nurse?
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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Speak Out Safely
Student nurse twitchat
This week’s #SNTtwitchat was run by our adult branch student editor, Leanne. You can read the transcript here.
Nurse education research
Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach
How to ...
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring