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As a student at university I have never been a stranger to stress, but it was not until recently that I discovered first-hand the negative effects of the more serious aspects of anxiety.
How does nurse training in the US compare to the UK? Jennifer Bell, a student at Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee, gives us an insight
Poem by Crystal Wilson, third year student nurse at Canterbury Christ Church University
Marlene was surprised to her about a student being told to watch how she speaks to staff of higher grades. Does this reflect an old-fashioned attitude to nursing hierarchies?
“It has always been my dream to become a nurse in the UK. It is such an important profession that allows you to help change lives for the better, and I am very proud to be working towards a career in the NHS.”
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
There are advantages for single-use and multi-use intermittent catheters; the MultICath study aims to explore the benefits to patients of using both types.
Older people in hospital are at risk of constipation, which is often poorly managed. Failure to treat the condition can lead to increased morbidity and longer hospital stays.
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 …
Nurse education research
The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
Student Editors' blog
I started my third year two weeks ago and am filled with fear; of failure, of success, and of procrastination.
Tip of the week
You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?
Photo of the week
Student nurse news
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has approved the removal of mandatory time limits for completing education programmes, handing over the responsibility to universities instead.
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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The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring