Critical comments such as ‘you're too posh to wash’ only dampen students’ enthusiasm
When an older patient she was helping had a fall, nursing student Victoria Spires struggled to deal with her feelings of blame. But support from experienced nursing staff increased her confidence and helped her learn how to cope with her emotions.
Two years ago, nursing student Grant Byrne had to drop out of his course. But his time away from nursing only bolstered his desire to return – and he is now back doing what he loves.