Twelve and a half hour shifts with two thirty minute breaks. It’s important that in those half hours, although they go quickly, you manage to rest and reenergise before heading back on shift. 1. Hydrate! Drink, drink, drink and drink some more. I don’t need to tell you why drinking enough water is important. I … Continue reading How to take a break well
Following last weeks post, I have received many questions about the interview process and how I prepared for my interview so I thought I would share with you my tips in the hopes that this may help you. Like most things in life, preparation is key. 1. Print off the job description and person specification … Continue reading How to prepare for your job interview
I have been keeping a little secret from you! Actually, it is a rather big secret! Let's start at the beginning. Since the summer I have been regularly looking on the NHS jobs website just browsing at what was out there. In October I found an advertisement for my dream job in the hospital I … Continue reading Do you want to know a secret?
Well here is to 2019! Reflecting back it has been a turbulent year, with plenty of highs but, unfortunately, a few lows. Go through my year with me! JanuaryI saw in the New Year in Berlin with Liam and his family. After a lovely few days away, I started straight back on placement on AMU … Continue reading 2019
Let’s talk about the bursary being brought back in next year. This is fantastic news! It will encourage so many to join the profession and give them the financial support they need and, quite frankly, deserve. However, I do feel as a student who started the course the first year that the bursary was stopped … Continue reading The 2020 Bursary
I knew it was coming, it loomed closer and closer and then all of a sudden I am surrounded by papers, more papers and even more papers. That's right, the delightful (or dreaded!) dissertation. At the beginning of the year I was excited. Full of ideas, dreaming of the day I can hand it in … Continue reading It is beginning to look a lot like…dissertation panic
On my last post I hinted about spreading a bit of extra love throughout this festive period and this week I wanted to expand upon that thought. I would like to say before you read any further that kindness should be shown to everyone all year round, not just at Christmas. I am only highlighting … Continue reading A Time For Kindness