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2 November 2018

This is usually the question that dominates conversation when talking to new or prospective students. The answer is not straightforward because no placement is the same. Read more…

24 August 2018

In September 2017, I started my second year as a student nurse. Having undertaken an access course prior to my nurse training, I very much regarded this point in my studies as the mid-way moment. Halfway to becoming a nurse, there was definitely no going back now. Read more…

1 August 2018

In my humble opinion, beginning a new placement is not dissimilar to that memorable first day at secondary school. Those overwhelming feelings of excitement, the fear of the dreaded unknown, not to mention the big kids! Read more…

1 August 2018

When I first walked on to the not so little neonatal unit, I expected all the babies to be very tiny and in incubators. However I was surprised to discover there were lots of babies in the unit for all different reasons. Read more…

1 August 2018

Being a student nurse means that I have a very busy life: from placement to part time work, studying and socialising. Therefore I need to organise my time well to ensure I get the best from my experience. Read more…

1 August 2018

Far from the hub of busy hospital wards, health visiting is yet another avenue a trained nurse could take after qualification and with a bit of further training.... Read more…

27 June 2018

Being at university, especially doing a nursing course, means that there is very little time for a part time job and earning money. However, when I started at the university I was advised by other students to go to the Employment Bureau… Read more…

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