Becoming a student nurse

My 6Cs in action: Compassion

The 6Cs are principles all nurses adhere to in their day-to-day life, on and off the job. Courage, compassion, communication, care, competence and cunning. Wait, scratch the...

How to stay sane at university: the UK student nurse guide

Life as a student nurse is a special kind of hectic. You forget what day it is. You forget what it’s like having cash. You forget what...

For nursing students: How to write a reflective essay quickly

Reflection. A mirror into your very soul, or in the case of student nurses, a dreaded word that comes attached with a hefty word count and a...

Budgeting as a first year student nurse

Budgeting as a mature student isn’t easy. A mature student nurse, to boot. While your average fresher gets a nice chunk of student loan dropped into their...

Why I decided not to study nursing at a London university

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I checked my UCAS account, where applications for my five chosen universities were being processed. I started my application late. As...

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