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  1. I feel VALUED at my job!
    Kidsrfun I agree with Angus, I also feel simular to you I have just spent the last 8weeks off with a PID. My new boss even came to my home with flowers and a card from all the staff. The only way...
    May 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why did you become a nurse
    [QUOTE]Julielpn........... when the "difficult" patients reach up and toch my face with those little gnarled hands or say "thank you" or have a smile, just for me, I know I have made the right...
    May 8, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Why did you become a nurse
    As a small child I wanted to be a teacher but as I became a teenager I ended up being the main carer for my very young mother - who sadly died when I was 15yo. I think it was the deciding factor of...
    May 8, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Being passed over
    I would definately ask for interview feedback [more positive statement than why did I not get the job] I also tend to agree with Rusty- especially for senior positions but often people are more...
    May 8, '03
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Daily humour offering
    thank you both that was the first real chuckle of the day :chuckle :chuckle :chuckle
    May 7, '03
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. medications and poor memory
    We use a chart that contains the pharmaceutical and brand name, why the medication has been prescribed and how it works [in layman terms] and times of the day that has been divided into mealtimes ie...
    Apr 22, '03
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. reasonable,prudent and no parameters?
    Ohbet I got another reply for future reference........ The patient has been admitted into hospital care for monitoring therefore as a professional I will continue to monitor my patient as I was...
    Apr 2, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How do you handle "the unhappy MD"?
    Stargazer what a perfect answer. I find that it works well. Along with your points I have also been known to go to the doctors senior. Sunflowers This comes with experience and confidence...
    Mar 28, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Does your hospital have a lift team
    if interested see www.arjo.com
    Mar 19, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Does your hospital have a lift team
    The Trust where I work has a strict no lifting policy. My unit......stroke rehab has 3 standing hoists and 2 sling hoists which are used even to pick pts up from floor. they are a god send! If the...
    Mar 19, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Staff development
    Thanks Franny I believe that it is so important that development must improve patient care and that the bedside nurse do know what they need to improve that care I feel the post involves...
    Mar 10, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Staff development
    I have applied for a Staff education facilitator post and was wondering............. Do you have this in your hospital ? and if so, how valuable is this post is to your practice ? what would...
    Mar 10, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Nights, don't ya just love 'em?
    I absolutely detest nights I am cranky for the entire week before hand, unable to sleep in the day BUT Once I am on duty I love it..................... plenty of time to do things that normally...
    Feb 26, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Welsh Nursing
    That would be great fun PM me and we can get together
    Feb 18, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Welsh Nursing
    Hi Yes :D I live in south wales Why? do you too?
    Feb 18, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. What positive mantras/affirmations get you thru a rough day
    Mine is I can, I will.......... I will, I can
    Feb 17, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. No one likes to admit they screwed up!
    Read with amazement Do not! and I say again Do not beat yourself up over this You are the student!!!!!!!!!!!! Your prof was in the wrong not only was she there to supervise but to instruct...
    Feb 7, '03
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. liberating the talents
    We certainly do Karen I work on a Stroke Unit and had to guide the SHO on CPR during an arrest recently. We find that we tend to have alot of young doctors, first post in UK It is a sad...
    Feb 6, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. I need to chat with a praticing nurse
    You can also pm me if you would like I am a deupty ward manager of a stroke unit also involved in education
    Feb 4, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. staffing issues
    we used to include staff shortage on clinical incident forms This happened so often that Health & Safety included into the form as a category Also in the Uk we have as a part of clinical...
    Jan 26, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Its the Irish contingent........
    A Big welcome to you Roy And thank you to all of you that drop in to say hello
    Jan 26, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. That spelled badly, contravesial thread about NA's...
    Wow Feel I need to put my 2p in here NOW!!!!!!!!!!! British Student I am sorry you have had crappy placements BUT I can assure you that not all Qualified staff have such a low opinion of...
    Jan 25, '03
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  23. Placenta previa - on bedrest & depressed
    Oh sweetie You poor thing. I also had placenta previa on my second child first was only 2yo BUT I acted like a nurse who knew it all............ pregnancy is not a problem.........so ignored...
    Jan 22, '03
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. we've arrived!!!
    spent the day in a management emporium at Hensol Castle gossip is that Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas have put in a bid to buy it spent the entire day attempting to get the staff to...
    Jan 22, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. we've arrived!!!
    Hi folks welsh posse here me thinks that we have some great fun here as well
    Jan 22, '03
    Forum: International Nursing


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