Nursing studies

Finances, placements and well-being: support for nursing students

With students facing increasing financial pressure and struggling to secure placements, how well are we preparing our future nurses – and what more can be done?

With students facing increasing financial pressure and struggling to secure placements, how well are we preparing our future nurses – and what more can be done?

Being a nursing student is tough; the hours are long and clinical placements challenging, with even greater pressures now due to the rising cost of living.

And all this is happening against the backdrop of industrial action in the NHS. So what support do nursing students need to help them cope, and what changes could benefit them?

Finances

Money worries named students’ biggest concern

In a twitter poll by the RCN students’ committee at the end of

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