Non-judgemental nursing

Refugee camp made me thankful for NHS

A nursing student describes volunteering at a refugee camp and reflects on what she learned

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...

A clinical placement with BPAS made me reflect on my feelings about abortion

Spending a day at a British Pregnancy Advisory Service clinic helped nursing student Becky...

obese

Compassionate care for overweight and obese patients

Caring for an obese patient helped nursing student Julie Anderson understand the importance...

berlin

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...

bpd

Don't judge patients with personality disorders...

When mental health nursing student Nicola Mattocks heard staff making derogatory comments...

Students mental health

Stand up to the stigma of mental illness

Working with an inspirational community mental health nurse gave nursing student Robyn...

I was punched by a patient with dementia

When nursing student Charlotte Hall was hit by a patient, she used it as a learning

Starting out - When I empathised with a patient’s embarrassment, his spirits lifted

My first placement in hospital was on an older people’s rehabilitation ward.

Starting out - Difficult placement taught me how to challenge prejudice in practice

During a clinical placement, I realised some staff had judgemental attitudes and beliefs...

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,...

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