Despite a rough start to 2019 (my mum passed away on New Year’s Eve) it was an amazing year, as was 2018 and 2017. The past 3 years have been one incredible journey for me despite some dark times through 2018. However, this isn’t about all those years, this is about 2019 and what 2020 … More Happy New Year 2020
Hi all, it’s been a while since I wrote diary entry style! But I thought it would be a nice touch for my final week EVER as a student nurse! Monday 18th November 2019 – 8.50am: “Morning all, It’s my final Monday as a student nurse!!! Whoop!” I said as I leaped into the office … More Final Sign Off Week
Hi all! So I’m over half way through my management placement now – 3 weeks left actually, wow! When did time start going so fast?! I think it’s because I’m enjoying every minute of my placement. It’s so refreshing waking up and being excited to go to placement rather than that feel of dread that … More Management Placement Doubt vs Confidence
Last year, I saw a tweet from the lovely Anne-Marie Dodson (Birmingham City University) asking for anyone to get involved in the Cavell Trust #10kForNurses. I responded not thinking anything of this and ended up with emails signing me up to conquer Snowdon. This year, on the 12th of October 2019 we set out to … More Conquering Snowdon
Hi all, I have hand made some student nurse placement packs and you can find them here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/697746406/student-nurse-placement-pack These are all of my notes through the three years of university and placements (minus my management placement) and combined into a pack for you. These have helped me so much throughout my placements. I’ve passed placements … More Student Nurse Placement Packs
Hi all, I did a little video all about pressure ulcers. Some of you may know that I love wounds and wound care! I had some fantastic training on this recently and wanted to share this is a Vlog and hope it helps clear up some of the classifications of pressure ulcers 🙂 >> Click … More Pressure Ulcers
Hi all, Here are my tips for surviving your night shifts 🙂 let me know what you do to survive yours (if you do nights). Video here: https://youtu.be/pdsSWHq5gow Have a great day all! X
Hi all, I did a little Vlog on week 4 of my nursing placement. Have a look here: https://youtu.be/niUksyo0Njs This week Vlog involves; Datix incident reporting, dealing with patient families and medication errors that could happen. Have a great week everyone!
Hi all, I did a live Q&A session with my amazing friends Kate and Mel. You can check it out over on https://youtu.be/PaCL4weUQ7M Thank you to everyone who joined us and asked us questions. I hope we’ve helped and gave as much advice as we can 🙂 Have a great week everyone!
Thursday 11th April 2019 at 13:00pm was the moment I sat my final BIG exam of nursing – Nursing Practice 4 exam and our lovely case study patient Betty (not a real patient). This exam was 2.5 hours long, paper written (and A LOT of writing at that!) We had 7 sections to complete for … More Third Year Nursing – Final Exam!