Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
Working on a physical health placement, mental health student nurse Emma was soon confronted with the disparity between mental and physical health services, the lack of mental health services and the difference in attitudes of mental and physical health nurses.
What do you do when your placement has no work for you? Student nurse Abbie shares her tips for making the most of your placement downtime
I applied to study mental health nursing at the University of Derby through clearing. However, my initial phone call did not secure an interview
Just between you and me, in the workplace, we millennials have a bad reputation. People think we’ve had things handed to us, that we aren’t thorough, that we’re technology obsessed, and lazy, and entitled, and privileged.
Kristen Paskins discusses the essential items to have with you on your first day.
What to expect on your first day of placementSubscription
It is the first day of your nursing placement. You are not sure whether the feeling in your stomach is overwhelming excitement or nausea from a sleepless night of anxiety, and the constant worries and ‘what ifs’ are only making it worse.
As a student nurse, the first death we experience is sort of a rite of passage - a moment which will always be etched in our memory.
From bus driver to nurse: student nurse Christopher Price looks back on a life-changing year
'Mistakes do happen'Subscription
Laura’s theatre nursing placement felt overwhelming at first but she found it taught her lessons far beyond what she could learn in lectures