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I've been so privileged to work alongside such passionate mentors in practice and such amazing role models at university, and it's with the help of these amazing teachers that I've come so far
- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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22 May 2017

The first tranche of placement – for me at least – passed in a whirlwind of baby delivery, a hit-and-run with HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) on scene, a veritable plethora of DIBs (Difficulty in Breathing)… Read more…

25 April 2017

The final week before our Easter break brings a service improvement plan presentation for our module, Professional Role of the Paramedic. 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…

9 November 2016

As the apprehension mounts about what lies ahead of me, I am both worried and excited. Throughout my first two years of training I have experienced many joyful moments, moments of personal triumph and some times when I felt I was not good enough. Read more…

27 June 2016

The £1,000,000 question… Why did you want to become a midwife? This is a question I am asked more commonly than any other. It was a question that used to plague me in my application days out of fear that my answer was not good enough. 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…

9 September 2015

I can’t believe how quickly my first year of the BSc Midwifery course has gone, let alone the three weeks annual leave we’ve just had, including a family holiday and cuddling my Black and White cat called Carly. Read more…

24 August 2015

Coming onto the Adult Nursing course, one of the biggest questions on my mind at the time was ‘How am I going to manage a full-time course with placement when I have a child?&rsquo… Read more…

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