Experiences on placement
A community placement with a differenceSubscription
’I was pleased to hear that I would be placed with a practice nurse in a GP surgery’ says Adult sNursing Student Laura
Do you have to ask me if I have children?Subscription
‘As a student nurse, I brace myself in anticipation for every placement.’
My second clinical placement at a nursing homeSubscription
Jessica, 1st year Adult Nursing, shares her experience about her second placement
Student nurse Cassandra explains how much she learnt on her different placements
Student nurse Genevieve recalls her experience of a four-week nursing placement in Ghana
It’s OK to make mistakesSubscription
Making mistakes during placements should be seen as a learning opportunity to improve your practice, shares student nurse Louisa
Nursing abroad: My Erasmus experienceSubscription
Student nurse Rosa recounts her experience of the Erasmus student exchange programme in Barcelona, Spain
A hospital trust in Swindon has launched a student nurse placement focused on safeguarding adults, as part of efforts to address a “massive gap” in pre-registration education.
For over 40 years, Hilary Shoesmith dedicated her life to nursing. On 31 January, Ms Shoesmith passed away at the age of 58 and it is clear from the comments and memories shared with Nursing Times that her compassionate personality was adored by many, including loved ones, colleagues, students and patients.
Care homes are being viewed “as a last resort” for nursing students when no other placements can be found, according to managers, who say the setting should be valued more highly by educators.