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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...

Investigating the incidence and type of sharps injuries within the nursing student population in the UK

The reported incidence of sharps injuries involving nursing students worldwide is wide ranging. A study by Cheung et al (2012) reported an incidence rate of 5.9% (n=52), while Trivedi et al (2013)...

Personal and social influences on the use of humour in the interactions of student nurses in UK clinical settings

Early research studies alluded to differences in how women and men use humour (Kotthoff, 2006). Kotthoff explained that traditionally held views involved actively joking men and a passive audience of...

Using simulated patients as a learning strategy to support undergraduate nurses to develop patient-teaching skills

Patient education is part of nursing practice (NMC, 2018b), and integral to person-centred care (World Health Organization (WHO), 2011). Some authors (Lin and Wang, 2017; Richard et al, 2018) have...

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