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
How I became a Trainee Nursing Associate? I never thought I would have had an opportunity to do my nurse training and be able to attend university, due to the struggles I encountered throughout school and college. I am dyslexic and I also have a degenerative eye condition that can affect how I can focus. … Continue reading TNA Edition: Rachel’s Story
Hello everyone! This blogpost is going to focus on interviews tips for your staff nurse job! Eek how exciting applying for your job will give you the final push and finally see the light at the end. University at this time of year will have a careers event for healthcare student (I have seen that … Continue reading Interview tips
By Paul Thompson So, in mid-January 2020 I sat in the staff room of the nursing/residential home in which I work. On the table there was an advert for a new job opportunity, Apprentice Trainee Nurse Associate. I gave it a quick glance and looked at the job description. The word that initially jumped out … Continue reading A Transition: Care Assistant to Trainee Nursing Associate
What is cholesterol? In short cholesterol is a fatty substance within the blood which is produced in the liver. Its main functions are to help with cell membrane production, Hormone production, Vitamin D synthesis as well as aiding the digestion of fatty foods through bile production. However, if we have too much cholesterol this can … Continue reading Cholesterol and Statins