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Pay deal

A student's guide to the proposed NHS pay deal...

The student representative for RCN's trade union committee considers the implications of the...

Snubbing bank staff goes against the 6Cs

Student Georgina Clayton was dismayed at her treatment by other staff while working a bank...

Make the most of every placement – even if it’s not your top choice

Placements may not always be in your preferred specialty or department, but every one will...

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Fitting a part-time job around your nursing studies

It can be tricky balancing paid employment against university work, clinical placements and...

Coping with the anxieties of a new placement

Third-year nursing student Andrew Haydon still gets nervous when starting a new clinical...

Nursing course helps students shine with ‘being brilliant’ approach

Students on an adult nursing course are encouraged to fulfil their potential by adopting a ‘...

Making video diaries let me dispel some myths about nursing

When nursing student Dann Gooding was approached by the BBC to record video selfies while on...

Army Medical Services offer range of opportunities for nursing students

The British Army offers a bursary to nursing students. If you are looking for an exciting,...

Shadowing a chief nurse: demands, decisions and delegation

Shadowing a chief nurse for the day was an invaluable learning experience for nursing...

Returning to clinical practice: Support will be there, just do your best

After two years out of training, nursing student Grant Byrne was nervous about going back on...

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Something worth sharing: why students should enter the RCNi Nurse Awards

RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 is open for entries, and here the 2017 student category winner Zoe...

Empowering nursing students across Europe

RCN student committee member Georgina Ledwith explains how attending a meeting of the...

Beyond empathy: when students 'develop' their patients' illness...

Students who believe they have the same disease as their patients need support and mentoring...

Scholarship nurse the judge called a firecracker 

Nursing student Sabrina Ffrench won a community nursing award from the Cavell Nurses’ Trust...

Students and nurses must show a united front

As nursing unions and activists battle to defend the profession, we cannot afford to remain...

The benefits of growing your own nursing workforce

Trusts are increasingly looking at new ways of building their staff numbers, Jennifer...

Refugees showed me the importance of person-centred care

A trip to Berlin to learn about the health and care of refugees helped first-year nursing...

Attending a police interview after a patient dies

Being interviewed by the police following the death of a patient was a stressful yet...

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