Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
A patient is a member of a familySubscription
We talk about a holistic approach to care but often fail to provide comfort and support to the people that matter the most to patients; their families
Changing times, changing healthcareSubscription
At a time when the NHS is reeling under pressure, student nurse Rosa reflects on the differences between the healthcare systems in the US and UK after a recent trip to New York
Student nurse Megan recounts her first experience of delivering care after death during her first placement
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.