Experiences on placement
A 25% rise in placement spaces is to be funded as part of a drive to help fill nursing undergraduate spots, health service leaders in England have announced under their new 10-year plan for the NHS.
The University of Wolverhampton plans to double the number of placements for adult student nurses that it offers through links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
It is well known that the number of nurses is falling, with experienced nurse leaders leaving the profession.
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Beth Pink shares her experience of her first placement.
A raft of changes to pre-registration nurse education, student assessment and prescribing have been approved, following a “historic decision” by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on its proposal to not set any competency standards for nurses and midwives who will assess students on practice placements.
In Greater Manchester, placement providers and higher education institutions are working on a new model of clinical placements based on coaching, which was tested using simulations
Having social anxiety as a student nurseSubscription
Having suffered from social anxiety since she was a teenager, Phaedra Longhurst is here to reassure other students that the condition shouldn’t stop anyone from becoming a great nurse.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is facing opposition to a number of its proposed changes to nurse education, early findings from its consultation have revealed.
My first placement experience as a male nurseSubscription
Student Shaun Martin reflects on his experiences as a male nurse on his first placement.
My experience volunteering overseasSubscription
Raya Cupler has been volunteering in war-torn Syria, and recounts her experiences for Nursing Times.
'I'm struggling to talk to patients!'Subscription
Briony is a first year student who is struggling to get over shyness…
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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…
The University of East London has marked the official launch of its new adult nursing degree by unveiling a new state-of-the-art clinical simulation centre.
Problems with placements continue to pose a threat to student learning, with around half of all UK universities with pre-registration nursing courses reporting it as a risk in the past year, the nursing regulator has found.
Sophie Johnston, a third year student nurse, writes about her experience in Sri Lanka…
Nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton are to be offered placements in Shrewsbury and Telford for the first time, the higher education provider has announced.
In the first initiative of its kind, nursing and medical students at a university in the West Midlands are to receive training to help them recognise signs of radicalisation.