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?
Day 5 of my NHS Horizons – 30 day blogging challenge. Today celebrates the NHS being 70 years young!! How exciting. The NHS was established back on the 5th of July 1948 by the health secretary at the time: Aneurin Bevan. All health services including; Doctors Nurses Dentists Pharmacists Opticians Hospitals Were all brought together … More Celebrating the NHS 70!
Seriously, if the days could just slow down for a moment please! Thank you. It’s almost April?! Can you believe that? We are a quarter way through 2018 already. Not to scare anyone or anything haha. Monday 26th March 2018. Yesterday I had another fantastic day out on placement! We saw a variety of patients … More General Practice placement – start of week 3
Here is my second week of GP placement in a Vlog. I’ve had another amazing week! It has been non stop, I’ve included my GP conference, HARS scholarship interview and careers interview. Click here for my GP Placement vlog
Wednesday 21st of March 2018. A while back I was invited to go to a GP conference. I debated it for a while as it was during my placement and I did not want to miss anything on my placement. Until I sat and thought about it logically and how related to my placement this … More General Practice conference experience
19th March 2018: Today I started my very own clinic! In the morning, I had patients that needed their blood pressure review and in the afternoon, I had patients in for their asthma review. Initially I was a little nervous, as this is something I had never done before, but I felt comfortable enough to … More Week two of my GP placement
I did a vlog on my first week experience of my general practice nursing placement. Give it a watch if you like that sort of thing 🙂 Click here for GP placement vlog
Good evening all! I have just finished my final day of my first week at my wonderful general practice (GP) placement. What have I been up to today? Today I was working with a fantastic foundation year 2 (FY2) Doctor. I had recognised her face and then realised she was on my last placement; the … More Day 5 in the life of my GP placement
Another day, another new task for me! I arrived at my usual time, and sat in my spot at the cafe for my second breakfast and a nice cup of tea. Went into clinic at 8.30am (still 30 minutes early). I thought I would set up the room for my mentor whilst I wait. I … More Day 4 of my GP placement
Every Wednesday, I will be with another nurse as my mentor does not work on this day. I arrived early at 7.50am again, but this time I was only 40 minutes early as this clinic starts at 8.30am 🙂 Today (Wednesday) was a special asthma and COPD clinic mainly with the odd smear test and … More Third day of my GP placement