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Blogs by student nurses for student nurses

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  • felicity allman index

    'It takes no time at all'Subscription

    20 April, 2018

    Working with people at their most vulnerable is an incredible privilege of being a nurse, and with it comes a great deal of power.

  • bethpinkindex

    'If you're struggling, you're not alone'Subscription

    19 April, 2018

    Beth Pink shares her experience of her first placement.

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  • iss 2488 01758

    Who decides?Subscription

    16 April, 2018

    Louisa Davies considers the difficult decisions that health professionals may have to make when considering a child’s care.

  • trauma

    Trauma informed care in an acute settingSubscription

    10 April, 2018

    Prior to the start of her fifth mental health nursing placement, Maisie Hare had little experience of observing or facilitating trauma work

  • desiree deighton

    Restraining a child for clinical procedures Subscription

    5 April, 2018

    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

  • abbie jobling

    'You are never prepared for your first resuscitation'Subscription

    29 March, 2018

    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. 

  • jessica sinclair

    Flight, fight or freeze?Subscription

    20 February, 2018

    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. 

  • nurses emergency

    Remote and rural placement Subscription

    9 January, 2018

    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)… 

  • College students

    My experiences of Nursing International Week:Bielefeld November 2017Subscription

    4 January, 2018

    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…

  • Child wellbeing

    Reflecting on my progressSubscription

    6 December, 2017

     ’On my most recent placement on a children’s medical ward, Louisa Davies had the opportunity to mentor a first year student… 

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