Student nurse placements take a new direction.

  title={Student nurse placements take a new direction.},
  author={Ann Purdie and Louisa Sheward and Elaine Gifford},
  journal={Nurse education in practice},
  volume={8 5},
This article explores the experiences of the first ever student nurses in the United Kingdom to participate in an innovative two-week clinical placement with the charity 'Across'. This charity takes seriously ill and disabled persons, referred to as VIPs, to Lourdes and back. The ethos of this partnership was the belief that senior students would benefit from refreshing or further developing their holistic caring skills. Six third year students were selected and were asked to keep a reflective… CONTINUE READING

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