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We are always on the look-out for enthusiastic student nurses to write blogs for Student NT, read on to find out how you can get involved

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'What can I expect from a nursing course?'

'What can I expect from a nursing course?'

31-Jul-2015

Can you advise this soon-to-be student nurse?

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'In Finland, I was able to learn procedures not included in our UK training' Subscription Required

29-Jul-2015

A placement at a hospital in Finland gave Laura more learning opportunities than she ever expected…

'I had a major "wobble" in first-year; you get over it'

'I had a major "wobble" in first-year; you get over it' Subscription Required

23-Jul-2015

My first year in training as a learning disability nurse (LDN) was a rollercoaster ride to say the least.

'Being told you're a fool to enter nursing? Ignore it'

'Being told you're a fool to enter nursing? Ignore it' Subscription Required

21-Jul-2015

As I draw closer to completing my second year of nursing training it feels as if morale both outside and inside the NHS has never been at such a low.

'What is nursing?'

'What is nursing?' Subscription Required

16-Jul-2015

This is nursing, I hear you say.

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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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A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries Subscription Required

20-Jul-2015

Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.

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Improving outcomes with online COPD self-care Subscription Required

20-Jul-2015

An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.

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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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Never ‘just’ a nurse

Never ‘just’ a nurse

27-Jul-2015

As the end of her course approaches, Lucy reflects on why she sometimes feels the need to use the word “just” when she tells people she is a nurse

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What does your first year as a student nurse hold?

What does your first year as a student nurse hold? Subscription Required

Catherine and Cate, staff at Bournemouth University, talk us through what you can expect from your first year as a student nurse.

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Longer shifts increase needle stick risk for new nurses

A study of newly-qualified nurses in the US has found they are at greater risk of suffering injuries if they work longer shifts, more overtime and at night.

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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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