Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
'It takes no time at all'Subscription
Working with people at their most vulnerable is an incredible privilege of being a nurse, and with it comes a great deal of power.
'If you're struggling, you're not alone'Subscription
Beth Pink shares her experience of her first placement.
Louisa Davies considers the difficult decisions that health professionals may have to make when considering a child’s care.
Trauma informed care in an acute settingSubscription
Prior to the start of her fifth mental health nursing placement, Maisie Hare had little experience of observing or facilitating trauma work
Restraining a child for clinical procedures Subscription
Having to break a child’s trust by overpowering them to perform a necessary but painful procedure can be upsetting for nurses, says Student Nursing Times editor Desiree Deighton
Student nurse Abbie Jobbling trained and prepared as well as anyone possibly could, but even then found her first resuscitation experience was much tougher than she expected.
Flight, fight or freeze?Subscription
Jessica Sinclair is a student who found herself in the middle of a health emergency… in a bar. Here, she explains what the experience was like, and what she learned about herself.
Remote and rural placement Subscription
Second year student nurse, Tara Tully, is coming towards the end of her placement at the A&E department in the Gilbert Bain hospital in Shetland (the subject of recent BBC series Island Medics)…
In November 2017 Genevieve Elliott was given the opportunity to represent the University of Nottingham nursing school at ‘The International Week’ hosted by Bielefeld University…
Reflecting on my progressSubscription
’On my most recent placement on a children’s medical ward, Louisa Davies had the opportunity to mentor a first year student…