Advice and development

What it’s like to be a loved one

Her father’s own life-threatening illness taught Jemma Lenkowiec the importance of keeping...

About to graduate? Get your finances in order

In part one of a two-part series on managing finances, Lynne Pearce explains how a little...

Student experience: how to cope when a patient dies

The death of a patient is one of the most difficult experiences you will face as a nursing...

Using CBT to improve self-awareness and resilience

After a placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren...

How to stay mentally healthy

Recent reports indicate a dramatic increase in the number of nursing students accessing...

Stamping out negative attitudes towards BME nursing students

Kathy Oxtoby talks to the RCN's Wendy Irwin about BME nursing students'...

CBT strategies can help you handle stress

On placement with a team of cognitive behavioural therapists, nursing student Lauren Ferrier...

Experience of first placement motivated me to help others

Jason Jeffrey created a document of tips and advice for students new to nursing.

Student activism can make you a better nurse

The campaign to save the bursary saw students take to the streets and social media to make...

Inclusive approaches to team working for neurodiverse students

With the right tools and support, nursing students with dyslexia and dyspraxia can be...

Videos celebrate neurodiverse nurses

Nurses and nursing students with dyslexia and dyspraxia make a valuable contribution to care...

How to steer clear of cheating

Nursing students are more likely than others to cheat in their studies, says a recent study...

Student life - Professional conduct

Overstepping boundaries can undermine patients’ trust and respect – and may put your future...

Student life - Preserving safety

In addition to providing compassionate care and administering correct treatments, the...

Starting out - What do you do when a trip to the loo is anything but bog standard?

During my nurse training, I was in a lecture, listening to a woman describing the problems...

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...

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