Tag Archives: children’s nursing

Emotional resilience and the realities of nursing children and families.

Hello, it’s been a while. I’ve been AWOL due to an intense final placement of first year and scrambling to get all my bits signed off so I will be okay to pass into second year. I just wanted to … Continue reading

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The stigma of children’s nursing and the word “hospice”.

Telling people that you are a student nurse can go a few ways. Telling people you are a student children’s nurse generally goes two: “Oh do you just play with them all day?” or “Oh that must be so sad. … Continue reading

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First placement and an update

Hello, sorry I have been awol. I have been rather busy juggling nursing and a social life and the social side often becomes about nursing when with my fellow coursemates! So, they weren’t joking when they said you will eat … Continue reading

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Words of advice/encouragement/kick up the bum for prospective student nurses

It is getting to the 6 week mark of when I start a paediatric nursing course and I am getting slightly impatient. I have kept myself busy at work (unavoidable) and with packing up my flat ready for a new … Continue reading

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Preparing for September

In anticipation for the start of my course, I have been looking at what i can do (buy) before I get snowed under with information and assignments. I have bought only a few books for some reading to get used … Continue reading

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First post – pre-empting the course.

Hello, Well, this is my first post on the blog. I am starting my nurse training in September and I am counting down the days! I have a few books that I have been having a little read of but … Continue reading

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