Patient-centred care

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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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Patient confidentiality: how a complicated case created an ethical and legal dilemma

A service user’s chlamydia diagnosis taught me lessons about disclosure and breach of trust

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

Simulation gives students a short-cut to confidence

Simulation of emergencies requiring clinical decisions is instilling confidence in students

The plight of those with no place to call home

Charity work helped a student see the plight of homeless people with mental health issues

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A truly inspirational placement taught me about compassion and a love for life

I witnessed the kind of dedication I want to emulate in my own nursing career

A 'This is me' form and an elderly male patient in the background

‘This is me’ document helped me provide personalised end of life care

A student reflects on building a nurse-patient relationship with a hospice patient

Toast

Breakfast battle taught me to take the time to care

A patient’s refusal to eat toast that was cut the wrong way changed a nursing student’s ideas

Pet owner

The simple intervention that eases pet owners’ anxiety when they’re in hospital

My innovative ‘pet card’ helps patients plan who will look after their animals

Safe sleeping

I learned to develop a culturally sensitive approach on infant safer sleeping positions

A student reflects on how a placement helped her to provide support for refugee families

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Listening to a trans patient’s concerns taught me so much

Lauren Johns reflects on how a patient enriched her understanding of caring for trans people

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