This is my final blog as Student Nursing Times adult branch editor, and before I hand over to the new editor for 2015/16 there is one final message that I would like to give to those of you currently studying nursing and those of you who are just about to start.
Leanne Siekiera undertook the role of student nurse editor for adult branch from September 2014-15
Now I am at the end of my course I have had some time to sit and reflect on my journey as a student nurse.
Interviews; there is no getting away from them, and since I began my journey to become a nurse I have endured a number of them.
'When I lost my baby I didn't receive the support I should've afterwards; but there is hope for others'Subscription
Last week I attended a conference to celebrate staff dedication and commitment to patient care at the trust in which I do the majority of my placements.
As I approach the end of my final semester of theory I keep asking myself the same question: will I ever be qualified?
At the end of each of my placements I always ask a healthcare assistant if they would be willing to write a testimony for me.
'To fulfill patients' end of life wishes we must know how to handle those tough conversations'Subscription
Acronyms; we see them everywhere in healthcare.
How does nursing in Norway differ from the UK?Subscription
Meet Kaye Marriott, a 3rd year student nurse who has just completed an exchange programme in Norway
If I were to ask you if you thought those who are dependent on substances and members of their family were subjected to negativity from some healthcare professionals, what would your honest answer be?