Nursing studies

Picture of students on a video conference call. Students are getting involved in debates around the COVID-19 pandemic. Picture: iStock

Nurse education: the COVID-19 response was the first step in treating students as equals

The five tests to assess commitment to change and ensure a new platform for students’ voices

Illustration of a stick man on some pens and paper. Dyspraxia is a developmental coordination disorder which affects the way you memorise, process and organise information. Picture: iStock

When you don’t fit the nursing student ‘ideal’: overcoming academic barriers

We need to re-evaluate how we support and assess students with a specific learning difficulty

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Students on paid placements

Low-paid ‘on-the-job’ nursing student training will take the profession backwards

Paid clinical placements are no cure-all for student debt and staff shortages

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Helpline image

Our COVID-19 experience in art: capturing nursing students’ fears and challenges

Visual journalist Emily Thomas's artwork tells the stories of students’ NHS placements

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Phone project helps to ease the loneliness of lockdown

Easing loneliness in lockdown: the nursing student initiative that’s just a call away

Making phone calls to isolated older people also help students develop communication skills

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Studying during lockdown

Studying nursing in an online bubble: the realities of learning in lockdown

The tips and support systems helping one first-year student cope during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Think theory 19

Let’s quash the criticism of nursing students opting for theory-only studies

Those continuing their studies online amid COVID-19 need support, not judgement

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Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

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Rebecca Hackfath

COVID-19: what it’s like working and studying in the middle of a pandemic

One student’s experience working at an isolation unit for mental health patients

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The Children and Young People Student Nurse Network on Twitter

COVID-19: what nursing students will need most as they join the emergency register

Reassurance and support from healthcare professionals, universities and our peers is vital

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Shopping volunteer delivering supplies

COVID-19: how a neighbourhood volunteer scheme is teaching me about leadership

One nursing student is coordinating a network of support for vulnerable community members

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Eden Baker, final-year children’s nursing student at Queen’s University Belfast

COVID-19: students are ready to support the nursing workforce – with your help

A final-year student on the challenges ahead as she prepares to shift into a front-line role

Why students must value and prioritise fundamental nursing care

University of Exeter’s course teaches that ‘basic care’ involves complex interventions
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Nursing student award 2020 entries open

Boost your specialty and profile by entering the RCNi Nurse awards 2020

As a mature nursing student, I came close to giving up in my first term at uni

I now know juggling my studies, placements and family life is tough – but so worth it

What to do if you’re struggling with maths

Numerical calculations are part of everyday nursing. Here's how to improve your skills

Adult nursing degree that embraces the blurred boundaries of physical and mental health

University of Exeter’s new programme represents a significant shift in nurse education

How storytelling can help close the nursing student attainment gap

Nursing curricula need to reflect the diversity of students’ backgrounds and experience

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