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26 March 2019

Child nursing student Lauren shares the speech she wrote for the annual Nursing Times Awards, about finding your feet - and your family - at university. Read more…

14 January 2019

Whilst many of us spend Christmas day by the lovely warm fireplace, opening lots of presents and smelling the turkey cooking in the oven, hundreds of children and young people face being in hospital. They battle a range of complex illnesses and new challenges… Read more…

12 January 2018

Nursing has always been a predominant profession in my family. I have been brought up surrounded by people who have inspired me to want to become a nurse. Read more…

1 December 2017

I initially went to university elsewhere to study English literature and philosophy. But I decided I wanted to apply myself to something care-orientated, where I could make a difference to people’s lives. With this in mind, I applied to be a student mental health nurse at Anglia Ruskin. Read more…

29 November 2017

Child Nursing student Jade Skerritt reflects on her placement in Nepal, where she developed her skills by working on paediatric and maternity wards in rural and built-up areas of the Himalaya. Read more…

28 March 2017

As the New Year rolls in, it seems a fitting point to reflect on my time as a Children’s Nursing student so far. Already I am halfway through my training with just a year and a half to go until I am qualified. Read more…

27 January 2016

You may have followed Emma’s blogs while she was studying child nursing here. Emma graduated in September 2015 and is now working at Watford General Hospital as a band staff nurse on a paediatric rotational programme. A few months into her new role, she shares her thoughts with you… Read more…

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