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 [...]
Category: Chlo’s Nursing Journal
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 [...]
Stage 2 Nursing Modules
Hello Folks wow it has been a been a very very busy few months I cannot believe second year is almost finished! I cannot believe my second year theory is complete! I thought I would share with you what my second year theory modules were all about. Science 2 So in November we had second [...]
STN Big 10 Sponsored Walk Funds!
Hello Everyone! This is just a very short blog post to update you on the funds that were raised during the STN Big 10 sponsored walk last year via the Nursing Society! Firstly, I would personally just like to thank everyone who participated, raised funds and donated to the causes, your contribution is extremely appreciated! [...]
Hello hello! Hope you are all doing well! So my cohort and I have just finished our very first stage 2 placement.... This nursing journey is flying in! Where was my placement this time? So, this time I was placed at the Neonatal Unit, so as you can imagine a lot of my time on [...]