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28 March 2017

As the New Year rolls in, it seems a fitting point to reflect on my time as a Children’s Nursing student so far. Already I am halfway through my training with just a year and a half to go until I am qualified. Read more…

30 November 2016

I have been a mum for over 23 years now, and have loved every minute of it. I have four children and I was there for them from the day they were born. But as they got older and more independent, I started to think about what I would do in the future in terms of employment… Read more…

17 November 2016

When I embarked on my A Levels, I decided to study adult nursing. My main reason for wanting to be a nurse was due to my fascination in the amazing care and support nurses give to patients. This feeling started when my aunty got admitted to hospital due to a lung tumour. Read more…

9 November 2016

As the apprehension mounts about what lies ahead of me, I am both worried and excited. Throughout my first two years of training I have experienced many joyful moments, moments of personal triumph and some times when I felt I was not good enough. Read more…

27 June 2016

The £1,000,000 question… Why did you want to become a midwife? This is a question I am asked more commonly than any other. It was a question that used to plague me in my application days out of fear that my answer was not good enough. Read more…

27 January 2016

You may have followed Emma’s blogs while she was studying child nursing here. Emma graduated in September 2015 and is now working at Watford General Hospital as a band staff nurse on a paediatric rotational programme. A few months into her new role, she shares her thoughts with you… Read more…

2 October 2015

As I write this entry to my blog I am sat under a blanket, with a drink. Both of these facts are important when trying to explain the importance of self-care as a student midwife. Read more…

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