Opinion, analysis and debate
From the very first day you step into the classroom as a fresh-faced nursing student there is only one thing on your mind: putting on that uniform. You know, the one that shows the world that you did it, that you qualified as a nurse.
Getting module results which are below what you were expecting can be a blow to your confidence, self-esteem and sometimes, your outlook on life. It will certainly leave you questioning why on earth you bother.
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Choosing to study nursing sets you on a career path which will see you experience all aspects of humanity, from an individual’s moment of unbridled joy to their vulnerability at the darkest times of an illness.
Through my experience in community nursing I believe registered nurses in district nursing teams need further academic support and clinical development after being in community practice for one year
Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.
Practice nurses need support from their employers to find time for training and CPD, especially now with the arrival of revalidation, says Janet Smith
When her practice’s IT system goes through an upgrade, Jane Warner feels thrown in at the deep end of the pool. She pleads for more training and smoother transitions
The NHS has a large carbon footprint, emitting the equivalent of 21 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
With reviews and reports throwing up questions about whether there exists a lack of compassion in healthcare, Emma Vincent asks if compassion truly is something that can be taught.