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Undergraduate nursing student exchange programme between King’s College London, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery and Jikei University School of Nursing was started in 2016.

Ms. Minori Iio was the first Jikei student to King’s and Ms. Kismet Millington was the first King’s student to Jikei.


Ms.Kismet and students

Ms.Kismet and students


The number of exchange students has been increased this year.



Mr. Sota Kawabe and Ms. Mika Narita are going to King’s at the end of September 2017 and will be clinically placed for two weeks. Ms. Bethany Goldsworthy and Ms. Rhiannon Owen are coming to Jikei at the end of October 2017 and will be clinically placed for four weeks.


Mr. Sota Kawabe and Ms. Mika Narita
Mr.Sota Kawabe and Ms.Mika Narita


Sota said: “My clinical practice at King’s will not be experienced twice. I would like to learn as much as possible so that I will have no regrets. I am particularly interested in learning about the role of nurses in Great Britain and their way of thinking about the science of nursing especially about critical care nursing. I would also like to learn about British culture and to be able to have a more global perspective.”


Mika said: “I am extremely grateful to have an opportunity to experience clinical placement at King’s. I would like to learn the science of nursing in the UK and their healthcare system including the NHS. I am also interested in the differences in terms of culture, nature, lifestyle, people’s way of thinking between the UK and Japan. I wish to make lots of friends in London and to become a global person who celebrates diversity.”