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
This week (8th - 14th June) is Carers Week. One week to highlight the work done by "informal" or unpaid carers in the UK. There are 6.5 million carers in the UK (Carers UK, 2020) and, for most of us, it's a group of people that are invisible. I wanted to write a bit about… Continue reading Carers Week
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
As nurses, we all know basic life support, its our bread and butter of emergency care. However, we are not the only people capable of doing it! We should never be complacent with basic life support, your refresher every year is important and shouldn’t be seen as a chore. If you suffer a cardiac arrest… Continue reading Restart a Heart Day – A Reflection
Happy Monday everyone, we hope you’re all enjoying some cooler weather whatever you’re up to this week. We have something really exciting to share with you! We are so incredibly proud of reaching nearly 4000 followers in just 6 months on The Student Nurse Project Twitter account, they’ve flown by and we’ve had such fun… Continue reading A Celebratory Giveaway!