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How to write for Student Nursing Times

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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'Can you hear me now?'

'Can you hear me now?' Subscription Required

20-Aug-2015

It is 12:00 and I have an older male patient booked in for an ear irrigation.

'Witnessing an ugly side of care broke my spirit'

'Witnessing an ugly side of care broke my spirit' Subscription Required

18-Aug-2015

We’ve all woken up at 5am after a restless night, made our way along a strange bus route towards a placement that from the get-go didn’t sound overly appealing.

'Nursing whilst wearing a headscarf: what I've found'

'Nursing whilst wearing a headscarf: what I've found' Subscription Required

13-Aug-2015

The first day I wore my headscarf to work I was terrified; I had worked as a HCA for two years and been “undercover” with regards to my religion throughout that time.

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'Student nurses deserve respect; don't accept any less'

'Student nurses deserve respect; don't accept any less' Subscription Required

11-Aug-2015

I recently had an issue with another staff member whilst on placement. As this staff member has been continuously rude and nasty to me throughout my current placement so I decided to escalate it.

Toni Lodge

'Why do health professionals sometimes lack compassion?' Subscription Required

6-Aug-2015

Toni was shocked by the blunt way a doctor brought up the subject of DNAR with a patient. Her research helped her understand the lack of compassion she witnessed.

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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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Reflecting on practice is useful for all staff

A new model of reflection for clinical practice Subscription Required

17-Aug-2015

Reflecting on practice and critical incidents is valuable, but complex frameworks can be hard to remember. A new model has been created to simplify the process.

Research is needed for stroke rehabilitation

Improving upper limb function after stroke Subscription Required

17-Aug-2015

Upper limb weakness following stroke has a negative impact on daily living and quality of life but the evidence for interventions is limited.

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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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'I’ll never lose faith in learning disabilities nursing'

24-Aug-2015

As my time as learning disabilities nursing student editor draws to a close it feels appropriate to say goodbye with this reassurance that I will never lose faith in learning disabilities nursing.

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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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New approach needed to retain latest 'less loyal' nurse generation

Employers must recognise the alternative career needs of different generations of nurses and midwives to improve workplace retention rates, according to a report.

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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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