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If the public can vaccinate, why not students? Review of a student nurse placement in a mass vaccination centre

In December 2020, as part of an ongoing review of placements within one established partner organisation, the potential learning opportunities within an MVC were discussed. These were identified as...

Evidence-informed practice: simplifying and applying the concept for nursing students and academics

The problems with the uptake and effective implementation of EBP led to the emergence of the EIP concept. This concept is based on the premise that healthcare practice should, as a matter of...

Exploring barriers, motivators and solutions to achieve a healthy lifestyle among undergraduate student nurses

To support comparability with the findings of Malik et al (2011), the authors followed their methodology of using a cross-sectional online questionnaire to record nursing students' own perceptions of...

Understanding those ‘future nurses’

‘Who are these “future nurses”? What, and who, has shaped and inspired their decisions? What excites and worries them most about their next steps? … What can we learn from these individuals to shape...

The psychological effects of working in the NHS during a pandemic on final-year students: part 2

The research team were interested in the psychological impact of deployment on final-year nursing and midwifery students working in the NHS during an international public health crisis. They...

The psychological effects of working in the NHS during a pandemic on final-year students: part 1

The researchers were interested in the psychological impact of caring and how this linked to resilience and retention in the workforce. This concept of moral resilience and moral distress and the...

The experiences of adult nursing students completing a placement during the COVID-19 pandemic

The first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic subjected health and social care systems around the world to unprecedented pressure (Department of Health and Social Care, 2020). In order to meet service...

Using the transtheoretical model of behaviour change to analyse the impact of stopping exercise: a reflection

Becoming a student nurse meant giving up a full-time job and moving from a rural location with plentiful exercise spaces to an urban setting with limited green space. My new location meant I was away...

Student experiences of a return to practice programme: a qualitative study

The numbers of nurses and midwives leaving the profession have been rising at an alarming rate; more than 29 000 nurses or midwives registered in the UK left the register between October 2016 and...

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