A typical week on placement as a child nursing student

From treating different patients with varying illnesses to learning how to use specialised equipment, your time on placement as a student nurse is invaluable. Khadija Khatun is a third year Children’s Nursing student who has experienced a number of placements since starting at The University of Manchester in 2016. Currently undertaking a summer placement, Khadija … More A typical week on placement as a child nursing student

Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

Children’s Nursing graduate, Sarah Worthington, is currently working as a staff nurse on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Manchester Foundation Trust. Two years on since leaving Manchester, Sarah details below how the University equipped her with the skills and knowledge to succeed in children’s nursing and explains more about what her work involves on … More Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

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

Being on placement during a CQC inspection

Second year Nursing student, Florence Pownall, has recently returned from a placement where she was visited by The Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC is an independent regulator which inspects all health and social care services in England to determine whether certain facilities are meeting the required standards or not. Below, Florence gives us an … More Being on placement during a CQC inspection

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 Week in the life of a 2nd year Adult Nursing student

Stepping things up the second time around

Nursing graduate, Sarah Joliffe came to the University of Manchester after already sampling life as a student in Leeds. The decision to undertake another degree in Manchester couldn’t have been an easy one, especially as the degree in question was in Nursing – a notoriously difficult and challenging course.  Was it worth it? Find out … More Stepping things up the second time around