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A visit to RCN Congress resulted in student nurse, Deanne, contributing to one of the most important reviews into whistleblowing
It has been a while since Cummings’ 6Cs theory was first introduced to nurses and midwives.
Let’s be honest, being a student nurse is a huge financial burden and it’s not always easy to find ways to make some extra cash.
As I sit here on a Saturday night, procrastinating instead of revising for my statistics exam on Tuesday, I look back and wonder if I have done the right thing.
The recent revelation of maltreatment of people with learning disabilities in an institution in Lechain, Greece shocked the learning disability nursing community.
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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.
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This week's practice
Training healthcare assistants from nursing and therapy teams to pick up the early signs of dementia and offer one-to-one support is reaping benefits in a large acute hospital.
Hospital-based support groups are unable to meet the diverse needs of patients with cancer, and are being phased out in favour of more individualised support.
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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It occurred to me recently that it is amazing how much information you can get about someone just from a quick Google, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram search.
Tip of the week
The lack of basic maths skills can be a major problem when it comes to nurses administering drugs to patients. Calculations are still a significant source of drug error.
Role model of the month
Meet Andrew Walsh, senior lecturer in mental health at Birminham City University and this month’s student editor role model
Student nurse news
Nurse students, trainees and qualified staff will be able to use new toolkits about patient safety and raising concerns by the end of the year, Health Education England has confirmed.
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Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.