Experiences on placement
When I heard the title of my postoperative nursing placement it did not excite me, to me “low dependency” suggested a slow area, but I was completely wrong.
Experiencing a difficult patient death on his last night shift as a student nurse helped James to shape the type of nurse he wants to be
Placement case studies
Ward 62 is a gynaecological ward at Darlington Memorial Hospital, and as a result can be emotionally tough for its first, second and third year nursing students.
New student nurses: What's it like on placement?
Soon-to-be student nurse, Jade, asks “Should student nurses spend a year working as a HCA before starting their course?”
Niall found an innovative way of remembering everything he needed to complete mental state examinations
Chloe knew that at some point during her Year to Care, she would need to confront her feelings about death
Your first placement can be a fairly daunting prospect, but it’s your chance to experience the real life of nursing, to put all of that theory and simulation into practice.
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The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
On Thursday 6 March the President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), local graduate nurses and union officers will gather at Dr. Steeven’s Hospital in Dublin to appeal for better pay above the current €22,000 (just over £18,000) starting salary (€6.49 an hour) for graduate nurses.