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Challenging but extremely valuable: this is how Natalie Chell describes her experience of working on a ward as part of a pre-nursing degree pilot programme
Let’s be honest, being a student nurse is a huge financial burden and it’s not always easy to find ways to make some extra cash.
'Was I right to study a masters?'Subscription
As I sit here on a Saturday night, procrastinating instead of revising for my statistics exam on Tuesday, I look back and wonder if I have done the right thing.
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The Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote that the only constant in our world is change. This idea applies to the current state of pre-registration nursing, which is once again undergoing review.
Studying to become a nurse means going through a constant whirlwind of placements, work, essays, reading and exams, explains Rachael Starkey. Nurse training shouldn’t be easy, but does it need to be so intense, chaotic and stressful?
There is substantial evidence on the impact of war conflict on children’s and adults’ physical and mental wellbeing, in particular the recurrent conflict in the Gaza Strip
Revitalised return to practice programmes make it easier for former nurses to come back to the profession, says Janice Stevens
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Staying up-to-date can be challenging, but there are ways nurses can meet their CPD requirements without breaking the bank
One of the profession’s most authoritative champions recently told Nursing Times that nurse leadership is lacking from the ward right up to the House of Lords.