Kath MacDonald

Dr Kath MacDonald is Honorary Lecturer in the Nursing, Occupational and Arts Therapies Division of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Her nursing background is in long term conditions (respiratory nursing) and particularly working with adolescents and young adults. Her research interests include patient and student experience and arts-informed research, including poetry and storytelling. In 2019 she founded ListenUpStorytelling, a social enterprise that supports professionals who care for others to care for themselves. Recent projects include Stories of Covid and SEEDS (Supporting and Enhancing Empowerment and Development through Storytelling) with Community nurses. These can be viewed on her website: www.listenupstorytelling.co.uk

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Clinical Placements

A pocket-sized guide designed to help student nurses prepare for clinical placements.

Clinical placements are part of every student nurse’s learning pathway but they can be intimidating to the unprepared. This book aims to make placements more enjoyable and less stressful, to help you make the most of your time on the wards.

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