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Advice and development

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Scholarship nurse the judge called a firecracker 

Nursing student Sabrina Ffrench won a community nursing award from the Cavell Nurses’ Trust in June. She talks to Lynne Pearce about the award and why students should make the most of their opportunities.

Hattie Domagala

My motivations and first destination into a community staff nurse post

Following a 12-week placement as a community nurse, Hattie Domagala explains why team support can really matter in lone working

Nursing studies

Refugee camp made me thankful for NHS

A nursing student describes volunteering at a refugee camp and reflects on what she learned

Clinical placements

What a placement on a remote island taught me about truly person-centred care

Working in this environment means really getting to know your patients, says Elizabeth Spence

What to expect from a placement in police custody

A police custody suite offers many opportunities to learn about person-centred care

Students mental health

Stand up to the stigma of mental illness

Working with an inspirational community mental health nurse gave nursing student Robyn Ambrose the confidence to challenge those who express negative views about mental illness.

Newly qualified nurses

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It’s just not true that your first job must be in an acute hospital – and here’s why

QNI's Crystal Oldman on why the community is the perfect place to start your nursing career

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Community nursing is a complex and varied, but often underestimated, career option

Caring for homeless people requires a complex set of skills that can enable nurses to reach out to those who are often excluded from the healthcare system, says Jane Morton.

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