Informing nursing students and sharing their stories

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

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

Keep calm and carry on

Andrew Haydon writes about facing his fears to perform CPR for the first time

Student success for mental health

Zoe created an award-winning mental health awareness project

Doing your time

The challenges and rewards of a placement in a prison

Behind the scenes at the RCN

Four nursing students complete their elective placement at RCN HQ

Dealing with death

A nursing student experiences the death of a patient for the first time