Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
'It is important to accept support'Subscription
I’m often the one giving the support to family, friends and my relatively new group of confidants, my student nursing family and to people I may have only just met.
As a student, the thought of clinical placements conjures many thoughts and emotions. They vary between excitement, joy, intrigue, sadness, stress, anxiety and uncertainty, to name a few.
This is my journey of my children’s nursing elective in Arusha, Tanzania, with ‘Plan my Gap Year’, at a government hospital.
I had the amazing opportunity of working with the South Western Ambulance Service (SWAST) while on my elective placement.
'The first week was a huge learning experience'Subscription
I started my first week on my first placement of third year with a feeling of excitement, curiosity and an absolute bag of nerves.
Placement experiences can vary greatly among student nurses for a number of reasons.
As new students pick up their stethoscopes for the first time around the country some may be wondering what will be expected of them. Keith Bradley-Adams offers some advice for not just these fledgling nurses but for all nurses across the UK.
So much has been said since the NHS bursary was scrapped. There is a petition for nurses to be paid the minimum salary started by John Worth but I wonder if it will be acknowledged.
As a student nurse who is in second year, I am terrified, I’m scared of what is due to come when I qualify.
The journey to becoming a qualified nurse is a long, difficult, winding road.