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I quite like the concept of social prescription.

I was lucky enough to attend the College of Medicine Summer School at UEA earlier in September. I had never been to a conference before that lasted longer than a day (and I got to stay in student accommodation so … Continue reading

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Reflections

Throughtout nurse training, we are constantly told to reflect on our practice to improve how we might deal with a similar situation in the future. I have written a few reflections just to tick the boxes rather than actually sit … Continue reading

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Second year looms…

I became a second year student nurse today. The term fills me with equal amounts of dread and excitement. Dread because I need to start “knowing” stuff now and excitement because I will be learning branch specific nitty gritty stuff that … 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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Handy books for student nurses

I am a bit of a book fiend, that is not a secret. Before I began my course I had already collected a few books from ebay and gumtree from newly qualified nurses. In addition, I already had an arsenal … 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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First month update

Well…I cannot believe I have been at university for nearly a month! In this space of time, I have learnt tons of human biology (which I am working hard on as it’s not my strong point), clinical skills, sociological factors … Continue reading

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