Also want to add:
1) I am a night nurse and I can assure you that it is not easy. And there are meds. I have 3 big med passes. Midnight, 0400 and 0600. I have 60 patients. More than half of them are total care and have all sorts of tubes hanging out of them. The other half are all fall risks. We have barely any staff so we all just help each other. We do chart checks, 90% of the dressing.. All the wound vacs and we change all the tubing for nebulizers, O2, chaths, humidifiers, everything. I literally do not sit down.
2) part of the reason us noc nurses may come off "cliquey" is because as I stated above, we help each other through everything. We're a tight knit bunch with not much support. We get a lot of things dumped on us, and we do our best to follow up with doctors but what doctor wants to be called in the middle of the night for a non-emergency? And speaking of emergencies. Not so easy to handle with very little staff.
3) your errors are BIG ONES! First you, "forget" to give a diabetic their insulin, or, "didnt have time to" ...But you also mention not endorsing that a diabetic pt had an appointment the next day, and they could have missed breakfast. You give the 1700 meds with the 2200 meds together but they need to be spaced out. Some meds are time specific to maintain therapeutic values in the blood at all times. Some meds are spaced out to avoid drug interactions. Some need to be before bed, some after meals.
We've all been in stressful, overwhelming situations and environments, but that's no excuse to cut corners like that.
i suggest you speak with the hospital you are at, if you still work for them, and ask for increase in hours. Maybe that is a better environment for you.