Fran Entwistle's stories
We are always on the look-out for enthusiastic student nurses to write blogs for Student NT, read on to find out how you can get involved
Nursing Times Awards finalists celebrated with HRH the Prince of Wales today at a reception at Clarence House.
Whose job is it to inspire nurses?Subscription
I’m not sure I’ve heard the word “inspire” so many times in one day as I have in the last 24 hours.
Intentions to cut down on calories, alcohol and negative thinking are often abandoned within weeks of the new year, but will reduced alcohol limit guidelines help at least one of these stick?
When I first applied for nursing at the tender age of 18, a friend (who was about to go into theatre studies) told me that it was a boring career choice, that “everyday would be the same”.
Do we need to keep debating what nursing is?Subscription
After the Directors’ of Nursing Congress delegates dismissed this question, Fran discusses whether this debate is starting to show its age.
Last week we gatecrashed the excitement of the new term with our student readers.
Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.
Last week we had the pleasure of hosting our fourth Student Nursing Times Awards.
Are student nurses living in poverty?Subscription
Sometimes you see a headline and know an article is going to attract a lot of attention. That’s how I felt when a member of our news team filed a story from the Unison conference: ‘Student nurses should be paid “living wage” while on placement, says union’.