Only fellow student nurses and those closest to you can ever really appreciate the demands of being a student nurse. We spend half of our time in university; completing assignments, exams, skills, OSCEs and a dissertation, and half of our time out in placement; completing 2300 practical hours across the three years and an online … Continue reading Stopping the struggle of the juggle
For anyone, raising a concern can seem scary but, especially if you are a student. I have had a number of people contacting me saying that they have seen or heard unsafe practice and are too afraid to, or unsure whether to, raise their concern. It is easy to doubt your concerns against a more … Continue reading Raising A Concern
I am now three weeks into my third year so I thought I would share with you how I have found the beginning of the big and scary final year! I had prepared myself, or so I thought, for assignments to be launched on day one and for everything to happen at a fast pace, … Continue reading Starting My Final Year
Can I begin by asking how is it already September? Where did my second year go and how am I now in my third and final year of nursing? September is always a busy month for me. Today was my last first day back at university! This time next year I'll be starting my journey … Continue reading Hello September
I have recently had a number of people contact me over on my Instagram account with worries about making friends at uni when they start this September. My response to all of these messages has been don't worry! Just in case this is how you're feeling too, I have listed some reasons as to why … Continue reading Making friends at uni
Whether you are soon to start another year at school, college or university or whether you are starting one of these for the first time, my biggest top tip is to get yourself organised and prepared in advance to really hit the ground running. I am often complimented on my organisational skills so I thought … Continue reading Get Organised!