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How's living in UK like for nurses?

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Silverdragon102 has 30 years experience as a BSN and works as a Registered Nurse.

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Well a lot depends on lifestyle, where in the UK and what you want to do

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GrumpyRN has 35 years experience and works as a Retired Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

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How's living in UK like for nurses?

Pretty d*mn good!

Why do you ask?

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osceteacher has 15 years experience and works as a Practice educator.

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As SBAR goes this is pretty poor! Where is your situation and background?

Some people love it some people don't. It depends on where you want to live, where you want to work etc.

Just a very vague question.

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spacemonkey15 has 6 years experience and works as a Critical care nurse.

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It's all cups of tea, scones with jam and clotted cream, cricket on the village green and being very, very good at queuing up for things.

And then maybe some more tea.

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XB9S has 22 years experience and works as a Registered nurse.

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It's all cups of tea, scones with jam and clotted cream, cricket on the village green and being very, very good at queuing up for things.

And then maybe some more tea.

mmmmmmm tea and scones with clotted cream and jam, my favourite

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K+MgSO4 has 10 years experience and works as a nurse unit manager.

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mmmmmmm tea and scones with clotted cream and jam, my favourite

And a scotch egg or pork pie for a savory option.....I'm back home for a few weeks and need to get both of these!

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UK problems:

1: Country House murders.

The NHS is stretched to breaking point by a constant stream of Dowager Duchesses who've fallen victim to cyanide or antique Kashmiri blowpipe darts during garden parties and soirees.

2: One's bowler hat falling into the wound cavity whilst performing debridement and dressing changes.

3: Working short-staffed on Sundays &/or Mondays because everybody's got sore fists from all the football hooliganism.

4: The horrors of Tea Withdrawal Syndrome.

5: Most cardiac arrest victims die while the crash team is delayed at doorways going: "No, I insist, after you..."

6: Hours of floor time lost while sitting on NHS Death Panels.

7: Living in a constant state of anxiety because of the lack of readily available firearms.

8: The insidious creeping menace of communism which is unavoidably inherent with nationalized free health care.

9: The smell of garlic and armpits when the wind's blowing from France.

10: The 'Benny Hill' saxophone music starting whenever you're in a hurry.

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GrumpyRN has 35 years experience and works as a Retired Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

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UK problems:

1: Country House murders.

The NHS is stretched to breaking point by a constant stream of Dowager Duchesses who've fallen victim to cyanide or antique Kashmiri blowpipe darts during garden parties and soirees.

2: One's bowler hat falling into the wound cavity whilst performing debridement and dressing changes.

3: Working short-staffed on Sundays &/or Mondays because everybody's got sore fists from all the football hooliganism.

4: The horrors of Tea Withdrawal Syndrome.

5: Most cardiac arrest victims die while the crash team is delayed at doorways going: "No, I insist, after you..."

6: Hours of floor time lost while sitting on NHS Death Panels.

7: Living in a constant state of anxiety because of the lack of readily available firearms.

8: The insidious creeping menace of communism which is unavoidably inherent with nationalized free health care.

9: The smell of garlic and armpits when the wind's blowing from France.

10: The 'Benny Hill' saxophone music starting whenever you're in a hurry.

Brilliant Phil, and of course the ever present threat of the Emergency Department blowing up for no apparent reason especially if you are in Holby.

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Brilliant Phil, and of course the ever present threat of the Emergency Department blowing up for no apparent reason especially if you are in Holby.

Holby has one ambulance crew, who live next door and just one nursing shift, they are all there 24/7, except when they are in the pub.

An amazing service and something for the rest of us to strive for.

NOT!

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