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Caring for someone with Dementia

I have been privileged to work with people with dementia on many of my placements as a student nurse, and each patient has taught me so many things. Many people struggle with knowing how they can care for patients with dementia, and often question whether what they are doing is “right”. The truth is, every… Continue reading Caring for someone with Dementia

nursing · student nurse · The StN Project

STNp – Letters To The Lonely

With the current COVID-19 Pandemic, our main concern was people's mental health whilst in social isolation or maybe feeling very anxious around this time right now. We wanted to set up a scheme to help those who may be feeling very isolated and lonely right now and keep those spirits high during such a tough… Continue reading STNp – Letters To The Lonely

Diary Of A Final Year · NQN · Study & Academia · The StN Project


A few of us in the #StNProject team are coming to the end of our student nurse journey, and we thought it would be a wonderful idea if we (and you) could document the journey via blogs, tweets, pictures, videos, you name it! But to make it easier for you to access your fellow final… Continue reading #DiaryOfAFinalYear

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Finding your identity in the transition from being a student to registered nurse

It’s that time of year where a lot of us are in that period where we are not really a student nurse anymore but we’re also not a registered nurse. We’ve finished all our exams, assignments and placements but we’re awaiting results, job contracts, start dates, uniforms and registration. I’m currently in this stage, I’ve… Continue reading Finding your identity in the transition from being a student to registered nurse

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Management Placements

A few of the Student Nurse Project team are currently on their management placements. We thought we’d write a collaborative blog sharing some of our thoughts, worries, and concerns prior to starting and how we’ve combated these. Five of our team shared their experiences, as you will see, we all have similar anxieties, even though… Continue reading Management Placements

NQN · Pre-Nursing · Reflection · The StN Project

Choosing an NQN job

How to choose where to work?  We all know about the massive shortages of nurses in the UK right now. We also know that this leads to newly qualified nurses having the opportunity to be quite picky about where they work. But how do you choose what’s right for you? The Student Nurse Project team… Continue reading Choosing an NQN job