Advice and development

Starting out - Idea for tackling health inequality changed our practice forever

We are six nursing students who recognised that people with learning disabilities, and their...

Student life - Groans about student loans

When chancellor George Osborne announced last November that student bursaries were to be...

Student life - Make your voice heard

A life coach offers advice on dealing with some challenging situations you might encounter...

Student life - Handling work pressure

An ageing population coupled with the increase in treatable illnesses has led to ‘health...

Student life - Up against the clock

As a nursing student the relentless demands of work, studying and family life can leave you...

Student life - Tips for placement success

Placements are an inevitable part of a nursing degree which provide a platform for on-the-...

Student life - Powerful at every level

Working with a group of nursing students one day, I discussed with them communication skills...

Starting out - Placement inspired me to join the equality fight for disabled students

My second placement as a mental health nursing student was on an inpatient unit with acutely...

Student life - Homophobia is just poor care by another name

Not that long ago I found myself sitting in a meeting discussing the role of men in nursing.

Student life - Your fellows need you

Medic to Medic is a UK-based charity that sponsors disadvantaged students training to be...

Try the lighter side of stress management

Managing stress is about looking after yourself. But it doesn’t have to feel like another...

Student life - Be clever on training shifts

Welcome to the most exciting journey of your working life. During your nurse training, you...

Student life - Stay fit to make the grade

Nicola Davies on ways nursing students can keep mentally healthy to ensure their demanding...

Student life - Make the most of your time on placement

Practice placements are one of the most exciting, yet daunting, parts of a nursing programme...

Student life - How to get the best from mentoring

Every nursing student needs a mentor – someone who can be a practical teacher, guide and...

How to make the most of your time as a nursing student

Recent graduate Florence Taylor has advice on making the most of life as a nursing student.

Budget early for success

Work out your projected income and spending as soon as possible, it will save headaches...

Perfect planning for general practice placements

A placement in general practice gives students valuable experience of multidisciplinary...

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