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It is an honour to give someone the ‘right’ death

Caring for a dying patient and providing last offices helped nursing student Tristan Crombie...

Lessons learned in a hospice

A placement at a hospice will inform this student's practice for the rest of his career

Don’t worry if you shed a tear

Looking after a patient nearing the end of life can be daunting, but one nursing student...

What to do when words fail

Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to...

Don’t judge a clinical placement until you’ve experienced it

Nursing student Lucy Fearon was disappointed when she found out her first clinical placement...

Insights gained from trauma of patient’s death

Dealing with the death of a patient was one of nursing student Nicola Looby’s greatest fears...

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