Critical care Nursing Placement

I have just finished my two month Nursing placement in critical care, specifically an intensive recovery unit looking after patients who have had major surgeries.At first I was disappointed with my critical care allocation as I had hoped to be placed in ICU but I ended up really loving this placement and I am even …

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Helping someone with mental health struggles

It is very difficult to know just how to support someone with mental health struggles.What works for one person may not work for another.Everyone copes in different ways but there are some general things I think you do to try and help.Arguably the most difficult part of seeing someone struggle is not knowing how to …

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Understanding behaviours and thought patterns and where they come from

Hello Everyone! It feels like years since I have written! Life has been pretty busy and I don't really have the time or energy to write much. There is so much I would like to tell you all about, my week away in Lanzarote with the triathlon club, how my nursing degree and placement is …

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