Hello lovely people 😃🏻 Happy International Nurses day! What a fantastic celebratory day this is! 🤓🌟 I love being a student nurse! Being a nurse in general is awesome, but I do love being a neurodivergent student nurse. However we are often underestimated in our abilities and what we can bring! I am very open [...]
Stage 3 Nursing Module
Hello! This was a very interesting module! It is hard to believe this is my very last nursing module! In this module we covered all things adult nursing. This included adult complexities such as: stroke, diabetes, sepsis, chronic kidney disease, dementia, breast cancer, epilepsy oxygen therapy, tracheostomy care, antimicrobial stewardship and DNACP and anticipatory care [...]
A Placement in A and E
Hello! It has been a while! So this placement took place last year... (winter to be specific) so as you can imagine this was a very busy time to have a placement in A and E especially as a result of strikes and strains on the ambulance crew at the time. I enjoyed what learning [...]
I am a Neurodivergent Student Nurse.
Hello hello! Happy New Year to you all! 2023 wow! To think my blog is 5 year old this month! Thank you for still reading my posts! 2022 was a toughy because I lost my beloved Star and Carina quite close together 🐾 and with this they took with them a little- a lot part [...]
Science 3 Reflection
Hello! I can't believe I am writing about my experience of Science 3 already! This nursing journey is flying in! We started our science module in September and have just completed our exam this week so it was a 7 week module in total. I am proud of my application to this module as it [...]
Benefits and Challenges to Studying Nursing.
Hello folks! The news reported yesterday that there has been a reduction in the number of applications made for nursing courses across Scottish Universities this year-700 according to First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. Eileen McKenna: Associate Director RCN Scotland explained on STV news that the RCN have lobbied for a number of years to get the [...]
Stage 2 Alternative Practice Placement 2022
Hello hello! My last 5 weeks of second year have been filled with Alternative Practice Placement programme. This program comprised of lots of opportunity to do self learning and some group work both online and on campus so it had a blended learning approach. Week 1 involved completing the practice supervisory NES units via Turas [...]
Fair Pay for Nurses: Scotland Vote!
Hello hello! Hope your all keeping well! Nurses pay has fallen below an average of 8% in the last 10 years! A mixture of poor pay and an increase of the cost of living have left many nurses on the bread line, despite the hard work that they do for others. It’s time to have [...]
My Experience at Medical Ward RACH.
Hello folks! Hope you are all doing well. It is unbelievable that this was my last second year placement! https://fb.watch/ehdWX_B5Su/ I was placed at the Medical ward at the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital. This was my first experience of the Children's Hospital and I guess also my first experience in children's nursing as a whole, [...]
I am a Scotland Seat Holder for the RCN Student Committee!
I am extremely excited to share with you that I have recently been appointed a Scotland seat Holder on the RCN Student committee. I am extremely honoured to be a voice for other student nurses across Scotland and the UK. This role involves working along side another Scotland seat holder and student committee members across [...]