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Issue : April 2011

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  • juggling

    Juggling a job and student lifeSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    Many students now have to work during term time to afford the basic necessities, but you need to ensure that you prioritise your studies and don’t undermine all your hard work in the classroom and on your course

  • Becoming a 'good' nurse

    Becoming a 'good' nurseSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    You started your nurse training not only because you wanted to become a nurse, but because you wanted to become a good nurse. Adult nursing lecturer, Chris McLean, reveals how you can be the best nurse you can be.

  • family

    Life as a mature studentSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    Entering into education as a mature student you may have to deal with more things than hangovers and stolen traffic cones. Prepare for your studies ahead with these top tips

  • yoga_relax_stress

    How to cope with stress as a student nurseSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    A little bit of stress can be healthy, but a lot is damaging. If you feel yourself getting overwhelmed by the pressure and anxiety of work, here are some tips to help you cope

  • holding_hands

    Communicating at the end of lifeSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    Not many people feel comfortable talking about death, but when you’re taking care of a patient who is dying it becomes necessary and beneficial to communicate clearly

  • sad_upset

    The first time: comforting grieving relativesSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    Speaking to a relative about death can be difficult but that doesn’t mean you should avoid it altogether. Sometimes a conversation with an ‘outsider’ can provide real comfort to those who are grieving

  • Book

    Gold digging: perfecting your literature search Subscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    When you’re producing academic work, you’ll gain the most marks by demonstrating you’ve done a thorough search for evidence, so here’s how to do it

  • stress

    Spotting the signs of stressSubscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    The first step to coping with stress is spotting when it happens and being alert to how you feel and how well you are coping

  • piggy_bank

    How to handle your finances Subscription

    Features31 August, 2011

    Stay out of the red with our guide to looking after your finances during your student days

  • headache.JPG

    New genetic links for migraine found

    NHS Choices18 June, 2011

    The Daily Mail today reported on “the genetic clue that may explain why women get more migraines”.

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