Clinical placements

Starting out - A hectic medical emergency taught me not to forget my patient’s needs

I was on a clinical placement on a ward when a patient’s relative came to me to tell me he...

Student life - Nursing from the heart

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading medical causes of death worldwide, which means...

Starting out - We can only give holistic care if we look deeply at our patients’ lives

During a clinical placement on a stroke ward, I spent a day in the transient ischaemic...

Starting out - Overweight patient showed me the importance of simply listening

My second clinical placement was with the district nurses. This involved lots of dressings,...

Struggle with palliative care was helped by excellent mentoring

Megan Pritchard's struggle with palliative care was helped by excellent mentoring.

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