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?
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
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
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?
Day 13 of the Nurse Bloggers / NHS Horizons- 30 day blogger challenge. I have gone on and on about this in previous blogs so I don’t want to bore anyone with the same information haha. So I’m going to do a little summary, actually a count down…. to my favourite placement! Here we go: … More What was my favourite placement?
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
Here I am again, about to chew your ears off about how incredible general practice is and what a great week I have had. Firstly, a patient I had referred on for a problem I had picked up on whilst they were in my clinic, came back to thank me for the referral and that … More General Practice placement week 5
Friday 30th March 2018 It is the bank holiday weekend all! And guess what? I am finished for the weekend and I have a long weekend off?! How amazing is that. Last year on the wards, I worked every single bank holiday going. However, to be honest, I would not mind working it all at … More End of week 3 in my GP placement
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