Ten things I wish I knew before I became a student nurse

Yemi Giwa is third year Nursing Student who has experienced a lot during her degree so far. The added element of being on placement during a global pandemic certainly wasn’t in the course description but it’s an experience that thousands of student nurses across the country will hopefully benefit from. Even before COVID-19 sent shockwaves … More Ten things I wish I knew before I became a student nurse

COVID-19: Student nursing through the pandemic

Adult Nursing graduate, David Rothwell, was part of the final year nursing cohort who helped to combat COVID-19 during the first wave of the deadly pandemic in the UK. Below, he provides some brilliant insight in to what life was like as a student nurse during those horrendous first few months…  I first heard of … More COVID-19: Student nursing through the pandemic

COVID-19: How it’s affected our final year nurses

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom, our third year Adult Nursing students were due to embark on their final placements before qualifying as registered nurses. With the pandemic putting a hold on all face to face teaching and the majority of placements across the University, our nursing students have been given the … More COVID-19: How it’s affected our final year nurses

Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

This week’s professional is Jacob Rosamund. Jacob graduated from the BNurs in Adult Nursing in 2017 and has since gone on to work in an acute oncology ward, work as a tissue viability nurse (TVN), and become a sign-off mentor for other student nurses. Have a read of what aspects of the course he found … More Meet the Professionals: Mentoring and Medical Oncology Nursing

My second year nursing placement in a community setting

The Adult Nursing degree at Manchester involves students undertaking a number of placements over three years in both hospital and community settings. Second-year student, Adelyn Gumbo, has recently finished a community placement with band 6 Active Case Managers (ACMs) in Gorton and Levenshulme. The placement was a real head-turner for Adelyn and was an experience … More My second year nursing placement in a community setting

A week in the life of a 2nd year Adult Nursing student

David Rothwell is a second year Adult Nursing student who certainly lives up to the reputation of student nurses being some of the busiest on campus. Below, David documents a week in his life, beginning it with placement in a chemotherapy suite and ending it on a trip with the Army Medical Reserves… Monday Today … More A week in the life of a 2nd year Adult Nursing student