This is a guest blog by current student Isobel Butler, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. She travelled to Sri Lanka on her nursing elective to see the differences between healthcare in the UK and the developing world. Since coming home from my trip to Sri Lanka, I genuinely can say I feel like a different… Read more » about What my nursing elective in Sri Lanka taught me about healthcare
Jessica is studying nursing at Bournemouth University, and has been on placement at Poole Hospital as a part of her study. Watch her #MyPlacementStory to see what Jessica has been up to.
Being a student nurse is no easy job, you’re in for a full on three years of studying and working, but it’ll all be worth it in the end! Being a student nurse takes dedication – that is for sure. While students on other courses might be going out partying every week, you’ll have to… Read more » about What being a student nurse requires: Studying and working placements…
My first placement as a student nurse began in January 2015, after a term at university. The placement details were put online on MyBU around a month prior to starting, and I was so excited I stayed up until midnight so I could find out where my first placement was as soon as they were… Read more » about My first placement as a student nurse
Final year nursing students at BU recently contributed to a doctoral study about learning on practice placements. Amanda Alexander, Joanne Hewitt, Teresa Pearce, Elinor Suter and Clare Taylor then shared their top tips with Nursing Standard magazine to help new nursing students make the most of their placement experience. Whether you’re a nursing student or… Read more » about Make the most of your placement – tips from BU Nursing students