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Student Editors'

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  • holly morse

    Valuing women’s experiences in the student midwifery journeySubscription

    20 February, 2018

    Hearing and reflecting on lived experiences is central to ensuring midwifery care effectively supports families in the transition to parenthood. However, midwifery education is intense, time pressured, content and NMC competency specific so for students engaging with women’s lived experience is often limited to routine postnatal visits. Student NT editor for midwifery, Holly Morse, explains more… 

  • alisha poole

    Professional expectations as a studentSubscription

    14 February, 2018

    You will hear the phrase “you must act professionally” many times as you enter into your nursing training, but what does it really mean? Rather than it simply being about turning up adhering to the uniform guidelines and being punctual, it is more about your attitude and behaviour, explains student NT editor, Alisha Poole. 

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    Communication Passports: giving a voice to those with learning disabilitiesSubscription

    6 February, 2018

    Compared to the general population, individuals with learning disabilities face a significant amount of inequality when it comes to accessing health care services, explains Student NT editor Rebecca Hammond.  

  • heather phelan student editor 2

    Should you go private when you qualify?Subscription

    30 January, 2018

    Choosing where you’re going to work when you’ve qualified is a complicated choice. Do you want to work with adults or children? Do you do a year in acute first or go straight to a specialist ward? Should you stay in the trust you trained in or try somewhere new? But the hardest and perhaps most controversial question of all is – should I work in private healthcare?

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  • desiree deighton

    
My placement at a children’s hospiceSubscription

    23 January, 2018

    When Student NT editor Desiree Deighton explains to others that her elective placement is at a children’s hospice, she often hears “oh gosh, now that’s one thing I couldn’t do!” Except that, for Desiree, it was the happiest place she had ever been…

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  • holly morse

    Language and resistanceSubscription

    16 January, 2018

    Starting midwifery training, no matter what your previous experience, is a voyage into so much that is completely new, says NT’s student for midwifery, Holly Morse. 

  • alisha poole

    How to manage your stressSubscription

    9 January, 2018

    It’s easy to understand why being a nursing student is stressful, explains NT student editor Alisha Poole. You’re juggling long placement hours, essays, deadlines, studying and often a paid job as well… 

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    Why are some of us so bad at caring for ourselves?Subscription

    2 January, 2018

    Rebecca Hammond, student NT editor for the learning disabilities branch, wants to remind all student nurses that taking care of number one is easy to forget, but important to remember… 

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  • heather phelan student editor

    Dealing with abuse on your placementSubscription

    27 December, 2017

    In this week’s blog, Heather Phelan, student editor for mental health, discusses her experiences working with verbal abuse and compassion fatigue. 

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  • desiree deighton

    Feeling hopeless this Christmas?


    19 December, 2017

    In her final column of 2017, children’s nursing student editor, Desiree Deighton, reminds us that problems don’t stop existing just because it’s the holidays…  

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