Hi all, It’s been a while, I’m sorry! As many of you may have seen in recent news, conversion therapy was still legal in the UK (in fact worldwide!) I was very naive, and had no idea this was still a thing in 2022! So it came as a huge shock to hear this. The … More Conversion Therapy
I’m kicking myself everyone… absolutely livid actually. I’ve gone through the whole of this pandemic, been so careful, worn full PPE, hand washing is on point, stayed clear of big crowds and not been mingling or partying. I’ve managed to escape covid all this time and I’ve had both my vaccines. Until 2am on Sunday … More What happens when the nurse becomes the covid patient?
Positive news stories of this week. … More Positive Pandemic News
It’s been a while since I have written a blog. Mainly because I’ve been so busy with being a newly qualified nurse (NQN) and keeping my head above the water! And this is why it’s important to get support as a newly qualified nurse… When you qualify it’s very exciting with a mix of nerves. … More Newly Qualified Nurse and getting Support
Strictly NHS for charity! I’m so excited for this! … More Exciting update – Strictly NHS for charity!
You’ve probably read this title and thought ‘oh here we go… what’s this rant about?’ However, this blog post is quite the opposite. I’m here to tell you – you’re fabulous! It was during my second year of the nursing degree that I noticed this. It was during my placement at a GP surgery with … More Dear GP nurse
Happy Birthday to our fabulous NHS! The National Health Service (NHS) was born on the 5th July 1948 as a publicly funded healthcare system. The NHS covers England, Scotland, Wales and in Ireland they have what they call ‘health and social care’ which is similar to our NHS. Our Health Secretary at the time Aneurin … More Happy Birthday NHS – 72 today
An important message about protecting our patients when they are being discharged or having a package of care put in place. … More Dear Colleagues
Hi all! How are you feeling? This week 18th May – 24th May 2020 is mental health awareness week. The theme for this year is kindness (Mental Health Foundation, 2020). Something I’m a huge advocate of! Kindness costs absolutely nothing and to some people it might mean the whole world. One simple act of kindness … More Mental Health Awareness Week
This is a piece I originally wrote for Birmingham City University and Best in practice Nursing. But thought I would share here if you don’t follow those pages. As a newly qualified nurse, I was excited to be going into my dream job as a practice Nurse. My year 2020 started amazingly and I couldn’t have been … More What it’s like to be a GP Nurse in the COVID-19 Pandemic U.K