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Student editor blog

Our student nurse editors have their ears to the ground for Student Nursing Times…

All posts from: November 2011

Do risk scores undermine a nurse's intuition?

Posted by Adam RoxbyMon, 28 Nov 2011

Recently, I’ve been thinking about risk scores, and whether they work or not.

Who should be feeding patients?

Posted by Adam RoxbyMon, 21 Nov 2011

It is a question that comes up time and again. On a busy ward, whose responsibility is it to feed patients at mealtimes?

Has working as a student nurse made you aware of prejudices that you never knew you had?

Posted by Adam RoxbyMon, 14 Nov 2011

As hard as we try to be objective, none of us can stop the instant spark of opinion that enters our head when we meet a new person or encounter a new situation.

'I failed my placement and had to pick myself up again'

Posted by Adam RoxbyMon, 7 Nov 2011

So, when I thought about what I could offer in this time of excitement and uncertainty, I wanted to give an honest representation of something that can be quite distressing and humiliating: what happens when you fail - and, more importantly, how do you pick yourself back up again?