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Student Nursing Survey Reveals Significant Training Barriers

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 28 Dec 2023, 9:16AM
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Student Nursing Survey Reveals Significant Training Barriers

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 28 Dec 2023, 9:16AM

Latest figures suggest financial struggles are harming student nurses.

The Nurses Organisation student survey states fewer people would drop out, if they got financial help while completing their courses.

Union Delegate Shannyn Bristowe told Tim Dower that 30 percent of respondents say barriers make them question whether nursing is the right choice.

She says petrol, parking, travel, and food are big struggles during clinical placements.

 

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