Informing nursing students and sharing their stories

Learning with an open mind

Student nurse Emily Asbridge had a unique insight into what it’s like to be a student in China

Students speak out

Nursing students descended on Westminster to call for at least £1bn investment in student nurse funding

The power of empathy

Helen Thompson reflects on how her experiences as a patient have helped shape her practice

A vulnerable position

One student reflects on finding the courage to raise concerns about unacceptable behaviour

Specialist care in crisis

The RCN wants action to attract more people to learning disability nursing as the number of students specialising falls

Too posh to wash?

Never, says student nurse Toni Wade as she reflects on the value of delivering hands-on, personal care

Caring in Calais

Rosie Schofield shares her experiences of volunteering with refugees

When the unthinkable happens

Alisha Carter reflects on ways to cope if you experience the death of an infant as a student nurse

New perspectives

Learning disability nursing student Iola Mair shares her experiences of a life-changing placement in Ghana

A hard day's night

Student nurse Chloe Taylor shares her top tips for surviving night shifts

Reason to smile

Tyler's helping people with learning disabilities overcome their fear of the dentist

Nurse training with a disability

Nursing student Freya Morris talks about the highs and lows of being a student with a hidden disability

Supernumerary or not?

What to do when you're asked to perform HCA duties on placement 

Breaking barriers

We look at what some universities are doing to address the profession’s gender imbalance 

Talk through the taboo

Nursing student Catherine Hind writes about how vital it is to keep having the difficult conversations 

Always think sepsis

Nursing student Katie Dutton reflects on how a near-fatal scrape with sepsis inspired her to increase awareness of it