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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

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

This is the question that usually dominates conversation when talking to new or prospective students. The answer is not straight forward because no placement is the same. I am now approaching my final year (scary stuff!!) and have had a variety of differing but equally interesting placements. Read more…

25 July 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…

27 June 2018

During my second year, I had a placement with the health visiting team. Health visitors are professionals that work with children 0-5 years of age and their families. Read more…

7 May 2018

Moving on to university campus was possibly one of the most terrifying days I have ever experienced. Realising that I would have to cook, clean and be independent scared me, in case I did something wrong. Read more…

4 May 2018

Before university, I had never worked as a healthcare assistant or in a hospital before, so I was unsure about what to expect in my first placement on a ward. Here's what happened... Read more…

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