Any old timers remember the days - page 2

I was responding on another thread and I remember the 'GOOD OLD DAYS' So I thought it would be fun to look back to our training When I trained with Florence Nightingale we did very easy straight... Read More

  1. by   Thanet
    I started my training in '79 too.

    It was very much like the previous posts. Learning 'hands on' Running the wards, ward rounds comferences etc in the third year...

    3 months on each placement, two weeks holidays then two weeks school, with an exam on the first day back... which you HAD to pass.

    Working differently-- depending on which sister/staff nurse was in charge.

    Those tiny bed sits in the nurses dorms...

    Doing 5 long days on the trot. (7am to 9pm)

    Trying to decide if the money in you hand could buy a beer AND food.