Leadership

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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Nursing student

Nursing student award 2020 entries open

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

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

Simulation gives students a short-cut to confidence

Simulation of emergencies requiring clinical decisions is instilling confidence in students

Natasha Evans on placement in Ghana

Why memories of my elective placement in Ghana will stay with me through my career

Natasha Evans on how her trip enriched her understanding of public health issues

nursing student on placement

Tips for nursing students on making the most of your final clinical placement

With registration within sight, it’s time to maximise every learning opportunity

Amy Fancourt

I’m more used to picketing, but now I’ll fight for nursing students inside the RCN

Amy Fancourt explains what drives her passion to represent fellow students on the RCN council

CPR

‘Effective CPR can be taught in less than 20 minutes – and that’s time well spent’

Nursing students in Scotland held a teaching event that trained more than 135 people

Foreign placements make me better at my job

Student Sophie Gill says greater cultural awareness helps her support patients in the UK

A staff nurse tends to a patient on a respirator in a hospital bed.

Acute care is a great place to learn your craft

Starting your career on the front line of nursing can be rewarding, as well as challenging

cards are picked up

Winning at teamwork and time management: how a board game is helping nursing students

Two nurse teachers found a fun way to focus on the serious business of clinical priorities

Nurses need to master the art of delegating

Nurses must develop the ability to know when and how to delegate

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