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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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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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COVID-19: your student routine may be disrupted, but don’t neglect your mental health

With early registration a possibility for some, mental well-being is more important than ever

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Don’t neglect your mental health – it’s time to be kind to yourself

Nurse training can take its toll, so learn techniques to improve your mood and performance

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These 3 lessons helped me survive and grow as a newly qualified nurse

One nurse draws on personal experience to offer new registrants advice in their first job

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The call you never want to get in emergency nursing

A newly qualified nurse describes the emotions and impact of a paediatric crash call

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Tips for new nursing students

Nursing Standard’s social media followers gave us their advice. What would your top tip be?

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Night shift survival guide: a nursing student shares her 9 top tips

Tried-and-tested tricks will help you not just cope, but make the most of working nights

An ABC of becoming a nurse

Some rules to guide you through training and the early days as a registered nurse

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Top tips for newly qualified nurses

Make sure you are prepared to make the leap from student to newly qualified nurse

Nursing course helps students shine with ‘being brilliant’ approach

Students on an adult nursing course are encouraged to fulfil their potential by adopting a ‘...

Returning to clinical practice: Support will be there, just do your best

After two years out of training, nursing student Grant Byrne was nervous about going back on...

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