Students

Clinical placements

Don’t worry if you shed a tear

Looking after a patient nearing the end of life can be daunting, but one nursing student realised that through a caring approach he was able to make a difference

An insight into the hidden battles of patients with invisible illnesses

When nursing student Laurie Batchelor helped care for a patient in the community with cancer, she gained a greater understanding of the experiences of those living with invisible conditions

Singing

Student’s homemade songbook helped patients forget cancer symptoms

When nursing student Georgia Brain created a book of lyrics to help her patients remember the words of songs from their youth, she learned a valuable lesson about the importance of a patient-centred approach to care

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The effect of music therapy in palliative care

When nursing student Rosie Emsley used her musical talents to entertain patients, she learned what a positive impact creative approaches to care can have on health and well-being

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The emotional toll of nursing

Caring for patients with cancer on her first clinical placement taught nursing student Charlotte Milliken about the emotional resilience required to be a nurse

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Coping with the death of a patient for the first time

The emotional toll of caring for a patient at the end of life taught nursing student Garritt Brown that it is okay to ask for help.

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