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17 May 2019

No single placement is alike and this could not be truer when considering my last placement on the Orthopedic Trauma ward at Peterborough City Hospital. I had already experienced a placement on an elective Orthopedic ward so I thought that I had some idea of what I was about to encounter..… Read more…

10 May 2019

Hi I’m Anna, a second year student midwife. Reaching that milestone of the halfway mark of my degree is quite exciting but scary at the same time. The last year and a half has flown by! Thinking back to when I was about to start university seems like a while ago now… Read more…

7 May 2019

My day starts with a coffee because, let's face it, it makes the morning that little bit easier. I wait for the allocation to arrive and check which bed space I have been allocated to today. Enthusiastically, after the caffeine has entered my bloodstream, I head to the first handover… Read more…

30 April 2019

Looking after a women’s mental health during her pregnancy and after giving birth is a big part of the midwife’s role in midwifery. A woman face a lot of changes during this time and midwives must ensure she is cared for and that her needs are met. Read more…

29 April 2019

I'm now halfway through my training as a student midwife and constantly asked by people “what's it like delivering babies!?” Of course being involved in the delivery of a healthy baby is amazing but it's really just a small part of what we do and it's not always as straight forward. Read more…

24 April 2019

Going to university has enabled me to gain the experience and knowledge I will need in order to be a children’s nurse; however it has also taught me some very valuable life skills that I will be able to use for the rest of my career… Read more…

26 March 2019

Child nursing student Lauren shares the speech she wrote for the annual Nursing Times Awards, about finding your feet - and your family - at university. Read more…

21 March 2019

It’s suddenly become very real, not only am I in my final year but I am now working on my final assignment and awaiting the commencement of my final management placement!!! Read more…

21 March 2019

Applying for your first nursing job may sound very scary, however ARU have lots of support to help you gain the job you really want and will enjoy. Where should you start? There is no real order of how you should do it, however there are some requirements you need in order to apply for jobs: Read more…

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