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'My placement asks me to do more than student nurses should'

'My placement asks me to do more than student nurses should'


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Student nurses campaign over impact of money woes


Students at the University of Manchester are to launch a campaign calling for improved funding for undergraduate nurses and midwives, after a survey found 91% reported their mental health or academic work had suffered as a result of financial concerns.

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Fran Entwistle_NT

Are student nurses living in poverty?


Sometimes you see a headline and know an article is going to attract a lot of attention. That’s how I felt when a member of our news team filed a story from the Unison conference: ‘Student nurses should be paid “living wage” while on placement, says union’.

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Rachael Starkey Student Nursing Times editor

'There just aren't enough hours in the day to earn the money I need to survive'


This month, I have been mostly selling my shoes. And jackets, jeans, some speakers that came with my car…. Anything really, to be able to afford to get to placement.

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