Study advice for new student nurses
Looking for some advice on how to make the most of the up-coming Freshers’ Week? Our new mental health student editor, Heather Phelan, has some tricks up her sleeve that are well-worth knowing…
From bus driver to nurse: student nurse Christopher Price looks back on a life-changing year
No matter how much I planned and prepared myself for that day, I felt completely out of my depth when I set foot in my first lecture a year ago.
Can you advise this new student nurse?
‘How much work does a nursing course involve?’Subscription
Can you advise this student nurse?
On the first day of her course, Mandy pledged to ‘inspire those who have lost hope’. Reflecting on this promise helps her remain focused on becoming the nurse she wants to be.
As the end of her second year approaches, Hazel realises that she’s learnt far more than academic lessons during her course.
Volunteering in Ghana taught Jodie some unexpected lessons that she’s able to take forward into her nursing career
Placement Survival GuideSubscription
With placement one of the key reasons for student nurse anxiety, Sebastian has written a survival guide that will prepare you for your first day in no time.
'How would you feel if you were a nurse?'Subscription
Reflection is a word often used in nursing, but how do you reflect? Danielle talks us through her own unique brand of introspection
When a question about what learning disability nurses do caught her off guard, Rebecca realised she was doing the profession a disservice by not having a clear answer.
How can you help to break down barriers as a student nurse?
Learning disability nursing student, Joe, stepped out of his comfort zone and undertook a placement in Norway. He’d recommend the experience to anyone.
Victoria’s volunteer experience opened her eyes to how much more nurses and studnet nurses can do for people affected by loneliness
'Just keep swimming'Subscription
Did you know that once upon a time, Walt Disney was sacked from a job for ‘lacking creativity’?
'Nursing's not about me'Subscription
Looking back on her first year as a student nurse helped Holly realise something crucial about the profession
Do certain sights and smells make you retch? Her fear of blood put Nikki off nursing for years but she’s gradually realised that this isn’t enough to stop her pursuing the career she loves
My first year in training as a learning disability nurse (LDN) was a rollercoaster ride to say the least.
Prior to going to university I had never lived with another person for longer than a month; it was the aspect of the whole experience that scared me the most.
Top tips to staying healthy at universitySubscription
It is easy to fall into unhealthy habits when you do not have much time to devote to taking care of yourself.