Placement is one of the highlights of student nursing. The chance to experience a setting you may never otherwise have been exposed to, have a designated supervisor to ask your millions of questions to (along with other fabulous members of staff, of course!), witness great practice and learn loads of skills and life lessons you … Continue reading ‘This practice does not feel or seem right’ on placement
Dr Jacquie White, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health, Mental Health Strategy Lead at the University of Hull and ‘Wearer of Many Hats’, recently offered members of Hull University Nursing Society and student nurses her time to provide a drop in to chat or answer any questions. She bravely gave student nurses the opportunity to ask … Continue reading Mental Health drop-in with Jacquie White
Life as a student nurse is hard. It’s one of the toughest degrees as it requires so much personal sacrifice. Because of this, when you need to speak to someone or need help, it can be hard to know where to turn. So, we’re going to try to break it down into something you can … Continue reading Who do I speak to about what?
Written by Sam Kitchen Attending placement is one of the best things about life as a student nurse. You get a unique insight into the area of work that you’re based, get to meet lots of different healthcare professionals and of course the wonderful clients and patients. There are so many opportunities for learning, both … Continue reading LD Hybrid Placement Experience
I remember my 1st day on placement as a 1st year and being absolutely nervous and excited about my adventure ahead of me! As a shy 18 year old fresh out of college without any care experience I had no clue what to expect in the world of nursing, I was prepared by Uni on … Continue reading Ellie’s placement experience, advice and tips.
When I was asked to write this blog I was not really sure where to start but I have decided to keep it plain and simple and will just try to pass on some lessons I have learnt as I continue my journey towards the ultimate goal of becoming a mental health nurse. As I … Continue reading Placements in a nutshell – A brief resume of placements as a Mental Health Nursing Student.
Within the Hull University Nursing Society, we recognise the often herculean effort that staff members put into their day-to-day jobs and the support they give us as students. We wanted a way to recognise staff within the university that have been second to none in their roles, that have either taught, supported or otherwise helped … Continue reading Staff Member of the Semester – Debbie Crickmore
Today we're highlighting the STaR project, the wonderful work they have been involved with and an award they have kindly given to the society for one very special blog contributor! The STaR project is a University of Hull based study funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. The project aimed to Support the Transition and … Continue reading The STaR Project & Blog Award
written anonymously Hi, I have wanted to write about my experience for some time, but I wanted to do itanonymously! Why? Not because I am embarrassed, but firstly because I don’t tellpeople. (Do you tell everyone you meet about your butt?) Well neither do I!Secondly, the nursing I received locally was shocking, it made me … Continue reading My stoma called Henry!
As a student nurse, I am incredibly grateful that I had previously studied at Hull and also worked there for over 2 years so I understand a lot of how ‘being a student works’ and know a fair bit about what the staff do, too. I’m also glad that because of that, I knew just … Continue reading Role-ing Into 2021