Critical Care Staff Nurse, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
"This feels like a particularly exciting time in my new graduate journey as I find myself being allocated patients with more complex nursing needs."
I am writing this from a sunny spot in the garden, with the intention of absorbing as much sunlight as possible before the next stint of night shifts, which start tomorrow. It's always a bit of a...
‘I am definitely still travelling over road bumps from time to time, but they occur less frequently and are becoming easier to level out’.
While interviewing for my current role as a nurse in intensive care I was asked questions such as ‘What are the most important qualities of good teamwork?’, ‘How do you handle conflict?’ and ‘How do...
‘The importance of finding a balance and acknowledging both the positives and the negatives in my practice has become more and more evident over the past few months’ .
It is an incredible feeling to see people recovering from critical illness and knowing that I have helped them in their healing process. I am one part of a big team made up of multiple disciplines,...
Completing a degree in nursing is challenging, there is no doubt about it. I have just finished a 4-year adult nursing degree and it feels like an almighty achievement. There have been high points and...
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