placements abroad

Refugee camp made me thankful for NHS

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

Be ready to act whenever someone needs help

While on a placement in Sri Lanka in her final year of training, Kirsty Wallace went to the...

Lessons from nurse education in Japan

During an exchange programme with a university in Japan, nursing students from the UK gained...

A nurse’s lesson on the importance of emotional well-being

During an elective placement in Sri Lanka, nursing student Natasha Wragg taught nurses about...

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The highs and lows of an elective placement in Mexico

When three nursing students from the University of Birmingham spent four weeks in a Mexican...

Working in Sri Lanka was a confidence booster

An eye-opening placement in a developing country enhanced this student's communcation skills...

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An elective in Zambia for military nursing students

Defence nurses often work internationally so must understand the global challenges to...

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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...

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You don't have to speak the same language to know when someone is in pain ...

An elective placement in India taught nursing student Carmel O'Boyle about communication and...

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Don’t take the NHS for granted

An eye-opening elective placement in an emergency department in Nepal reminded nursing...

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Never underestimate the importance of engaging with patients

During an elective placement in the Philippines, nursing student Cara Sturgess witnessed...

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The moment I realised what it means to be a midwife

Caring for a premature baby on an elective placement in Cambodia showed student Indie...

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