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Perfect Placement Week - Ward 62 Darlington Memorial Hospital Subscription Required

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.

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New student nurses: What's it like on placement?

Placement Survival Guide

Placement Survival Guide

With placement one of the key reasons for student nurse anxiety, Sebastian has written a survival guide that will prepare you for your first day in no time.

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Jade Day_SNT

How did you prepare to start your nursing course? Subscription Required

Soon-to-be student nurse, Jade, asks “Should student nurses spend a year working as a HCA before starting their course?”

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'A placement abroad gave me stark perspective on universal problems'

'A placement abroad gave me stark perspective on universal problems'

Learning disability nursing student, Joe, stepped out of his comfort zone and undertook a placement in Norway. He’d recommend the experience to anyone.

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Dealing with death and my own feelings of failure Subscription Required

Chloe knew that at some point during her Year to Care, she would need to confront her feelings about death

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Tracy Blunt-SNT

'Now that I've performed last offices, I know that I can do all those things I doubted I was capable of' Subscription Required

As a mother of three sons, it’s not often I feel nervous or worried about what I might encounter in my life. Then again, until now, I had never seen a dead body.


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