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Student life - The deep end is not so scary

Grant Byrne Second-year nursing student, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Fear of failure on placements can be overwhelming. Instead of worrying that you won’t know it all, just give it your all and you may be surprised

If resuming my study of nursing was nerve-wracking, going back on the wards was another thing entirely. The night before my return I tossed and turned, wondering just how much I’d forgotten, how much I’d get wrong.

Nursing Standard. 32, 21, 35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.35.s29

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