Student NT Editor - Adult branch
This is my final blog. I’m allowed to feel emotional, right? I hope the new editors enjoy their time as much as I did – and if you’re in your first year, apply next year.
My year as a student editor is nearly over; I only have one blog left after this one and I’ve been struggling with what to write lately.
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Recently I’ve been a bit of a mess; I’ve let work get on top of me and have been juggling those personal things that just seem to crop up at inconvenient times
Now I’m in the middle of my third year I’m finding that I’m reflecting more on why I started a career in nursing
I feel I’ve moaned my way through this degree
‘Nursing has opened my eyes. And I see the vulnerable being targeted’
Before I became a student nurse I was passionate about care of older adults and always affected by stories of older people who were lonely.
I feel a bit naughty for saying that I wish to work in a different setting than a hospital.
After four placements, numerous exams and assignments, and a dose of second-year blues, I’m here. I’ve made it this far; I’m at the start of my third and final year. I have come out the other side a more confident nurse in training - or so I thought.
We asked our student editors what they think of the upcoming changes to nurse education funding and the likely implications