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?
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
Hi all! Welcome back, if you’re new then a huge welcome to my blog. Thanks for popping in 🙂 This is my second week as a NQN general practice nurse (GPN). I thought I’d start this week diary style to keep a log of what I’ve been up to and type as I go to … More Second week as a NQN in GP
So, it’s the end of the week. Not just any week, my first week as a newly qualified nurse working in general practice (GP). What a week it has been – A busy but absolutely amazing one! I’ve loved every second of it. This is exactly where I’m supposed to be and it’s such a … More My first week as a newly qualified nurse in GP
Hi all, I’m currently sat on a train heading to my second day of my post as a general practice nurse! What a perfect time to reflect and write a blog? 3rd February 2020: Yesterday, I woke ready for an amazing first day. I was ‘bright eyed and bushy tailed’ and so excited for it. … More My first day as a NQN in general practice
Hi all, I have just uploaded a new vlog all about applying for GP nursing as a newly qualified nurse. This is showing my process, how I did it, and a live reaction video of finding out whether or not I got the job! Not to be missed! Take a look here: https://youtu.be/vdngy5toUt0 Hope … More Applying for General Practice Nursing
As most of you may know, I’m very passionate about primary care nursing. My previous placement within a general practice confirmed that primary care is where the rest of my career will lie. Many people still think that you need so many years experience to become a general practice nurse and this is a myth. … More The Role Of The General Practice Nurse
Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I absolutely love general practice. This was my last placement and I fell completely in love with it all. I already had high expectations before I started but this went above and beyond every single one of them. I have some amazing and exciting news for you … More General Practice Nurse – Student Nurse Network
Day 15 of the blogger nurse / NHS Horizons challenge. 5 years time always sounded so far away previously. However, I’m half way through my 3 year degree and this has flown straight past me in the blink of an eye. In the next 16 months I will be signed off and qualified as a … More Where do I hope to be in 5 years time?
What an amazing end to my last week of placement! It has been emotional and I was not looking forward to my last day at all…. Monday 30th April 2018: Today I had a great day as always. I worked alongside my mentor in the morning doing various patients: injections, hypertension, diabetes and patient results. … More My final week of general practice placement is finished