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Book Review of How To Treat People by Molly Case

http://www.mollycasespeaks.com/ This stand-alone book gives a true insight into the life of a nurse, capturing touching scenes from her time as a student nurse through to her wedding day. Case does the story of the early days of her career justice. Throughout the book, Case discusses the experiences she has accumulated with patients over her… Continue reading Book Review of How To Treat People by Molly Case

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A Nursing Placement in the Time of COVID

In January, I hesitantly knocked on the door of a ‘closed’ COVID ward and introduced myself as thenew student nurse. I was terrified, and that was just because it was my first day and I didn’t know ifthey’d remember I was coming or not, compounded with the sheer fear of the unknown behind thedoor. Was… Continue reading A Nursing Placement in the Time of COVID

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Reflection On My First Ever Placement

Before I started my nursing degree, I was set on going into paediatric ICU or neonatal care. This mindset promptly changed when my first placement was working with elderly people in community rehabilitation and respite, from my first day I fell in love with the team and patients. I was wary when I first went for my… Continue reading Reflection On My First Ever Placement

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Caring for someone with Dementia

I have been privileged to work with people with dementia on many of my placements as a student nurse, and each patient has taught me so many things. Many people struggle with knowing how they can care for patients with dementia, and often question whether what they are doing is “right”. The truth is, every… Continue reading Caring for someone with Dementia