Supporting women through abortion

Abortion care isn’t a staple on many nursing degrees, but a new placement programme aims to give students a vital insight

 Nursing with a disability

Samantha overcame a number of challenges posed by her disability to pursue the career she wanted

Boost your mind and body

It can be difficult to eat healthily as a student, but it’s essential you eat the right food for work and study. Nutritional therapist Nicola Moore shares her top tips

Download the Autumn/Winter 2020 issue of RCN Students

Autumn Winter 2020 issue of RCN Students

Improving dementia care

Final year nursing student Stephanie writes about her passion for supporting people living with dementia and improving public perception of the disease 

Nursing in a pandemic

Second year nursing student Isabella Williams found working on a COVID-19 ward to be rewarding and challenging in equal measure

Towards a greener future

Climate change: student Kendal Moran writes about the vital role nurses of the future have to play in the fight for our world 

Theatre of life

Can theatre and performance enhance nurse education? Nursing student Chelsea Barrett believes it can

'Keep pushing yourself'

A placement in Ghana has led to national recognition for Temitope Babajide as she receives the ultimate accolade of being crowned RCNi nursing student award winner 2020

'Put yourself in their shoes'

Mitchell Richards says that if you get it right for a person with a learning disability, you get it right for everyone

Audio for the mind and soul

Podcasts can help broaden your outlook and develop you professionally. Student nurse Kendal Moran shares her top five

Don’t be afraid to use your voice

International student Theresa talks about how small actions can make a big impact, and why it’s important not to shy away from being politically active

In conversation with…our student ambassador of the year

Clare Manley has received an RCN award for her amazing efforts as a student ambassador at her university. She reveals what led her to take on, and go to extra lengths in, the role

Nursing in a pandemic

Newly qualified in the face of COVID-19: Amber’s story

What to expect on placement

The NMC has published emergency education standards that apply for the duration of the pandemic. Find out what they mean for you