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'It's okay to cry about our patients'

'It's okay to cry about our patients' Subscription Required


How do you come to terms with a patient telling you they’re ready to die?

What do you think of when you imagine a children's hospice?

'What do you think of when you imagine a children's hospice?' Subscription Required


Since volunteering at a children’s hospice, Mikey can think of no better place to work

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'How can we encourage women with post-natal depression to seek help?' Subscription Required


Sherry was struck by how effective treatment of post-natal depression can be, but realised the importance of raising awareness


An ‘experimental approach’ to discussing student nurse placements


On 14 April at 8pm, Diverse Learners, WeNurses, and Plymouth University will be teaming up to deliver an interactive, engaging webinar discussing student placements.

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Placements at GP clinics: what to expect Subscription Required


Claudia was thrilled to find out her first placement was at a GP clinic, but the placement wasn’t exactly what she expected

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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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Differentiating dementia, delirium and depression

Differentiating dementia, delirium and depression


Nursing Times Learning has launched a new unit on how to tell the difference between dementia, delirium and depression in older people, to ensure they receive the right care.

Anti-embolism stockings aid venous return in non-ambulatory patients

Best practice in the use of VTE prevention methods Subscription Required


Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.

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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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Introducing the Nursing Times app...

As a Student Nursing Times subscriber, you now have full access to the Nursing Times app at no extra cost. Search for 'Nursing Times' in the app store to take a look!

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'Qualification feels far away at times but I am so close to fulfilling my dream'

'Qualification feels far away at times but I am so close to fulfilling my dream'


As I approach the end of my final semester of theory I keep asking myself the same question: will I ever be qualified?  

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How to prepare for your first job interview Subscription Required

Regardless of your nursing ability and potential, if you cannot perform well during a job interview it can be difficult to land your first nursing job after qualification

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Care home nurses say their education and training needs are ‘neglected’

“Neglected” care home nurses are failing to receive adequate preparation for the role and are unable to access the same career development opportunities as NHS nurses, according to a survey.

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Are you a new student nurse?


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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