Communication

Family planning

The compassionate care given in abortion clinics is what nursing is all about

Marie Stopes UK says placements can help nursing students understand non-judgemental care

Making the most of placements

Ten tips to help students make the most of placements

Clinical placements are a valuable part of nursing students' training

Picture shows a scene from the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. A nurse is producing podcasts that aim to dispel myths about mental illness, remove stigma and give patients a voice.

Nurse’s podcasts tell true story of life on mental health wards

Podcasts aim to dispel myths about mental illness, remove stigma and give patients a voice

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Can’t we all be a bit more patient with each other at work, newly qualified or not?

Staff shortages in nursing makes fostering a kinder workplace culture essential

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

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The death of a patient may trigger complex emotions, but you can learn to manage them

How to ensure self-care while doing your best for patients and families at the end of life

women smile and talk together

How storytelling can help close the nursing student attainment gap

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

A nurse sits talking to a nursing home resident as he undertakes a craft activity

Dementia at the end of life: why every nursing student needs to learn about it

An Admiral Nurse explains how she uses hospice placements to deepen students’ understanding

Presenting

Your first presentation: a nursing student’s guide to speaking at conferences

How presenting can help you develop critical thinking skills, plus tips for preparing

The students are asked ‘questions that are often challenging’

How teaching children about dementia helps you become a better communicator

Innovative resource helps nursing students improve children’s awareness of the condition

Illustration showing a group of people assembling a giant jigsaw puzzle. Sometimes completing an exercise can help us to piece things together. Picture: Alamy

How a simulation exercise improved my communication skills

A learning activity with a service user put theory into practice for student Leah Butler

Rachel Dakin looking over Chile

Student placement in Latin America improved my nursing practice

A clinical placement in Chile highlighted the spiritual aspect of holistic care

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