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Ask a student nurse

Any questions?

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Are you unsure how to deal with a situation on placement? Worried about an upcoming essay? Not sure what to prioritise? …Why not seek the advice of your fellow student nurses?

If there’s one thing the student nurse community are good at, it’s helping each other out. So we’ve decided to help you help each other with a brand new “agony aunt” feature: Ask a Student Nurse.

Simply email us with your questions or concerns and we’ll publish them here (anonymously if you like) for our readers to offer their advice and share similar stories. You may even get an opinion or two from the NT team.


Check back here to see what your fellow students are asking, offer your own advice and let us know of any issues you’re dealing with yourself.


Any questions?

Email to put your question forward.

We will publish first names only, but please let us know if you would rather remain entirely anonymous.




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Readers' comments (1)

  • Hi I am a first year student on a community placement everyone is nice and I like my mentor but she won't let me do anything like dressings I just watch. She won't let me give injections yet the other student whose on same placement who i know from uni is doing them and getting to do stuff. I spoke to my mentor who said it is up to the mentor what they let the student do so basically tough. I feel really disappointed that my mentor isn't as good as the other students. She also leaves 2 to 3 hours a day earlier yet her mentor signs her book for full day. I'm worried I'll get low grades and not my fault.

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