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What do you do? So your a nurse are you? What is a Nurse? What is nursing? I get asked these a lot when asked what my occupation is and I give my answer of ‘Nurse’. So what is a nurse? The RCN have a publication that tells you the definition of nursing and what a nurse is. http://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/publications/pub-004768 But I can’t tell you so rigidly, because the answer to me is ‘it is so many things’. For me a nurse is caring, dedicated,...

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Please tell us Why?  Through my story I am going to briefly tell you why?!  Please will you join me in answering why you are here & what's your plan or aims for our professions... Can we connect and support each other together as a community to show how great we are!?  Tell us your story below ... At 24, I became pregn­ant. Sickness, hospit­al admissions, pre-ec­lampsia, a traumatic ­birth, then post-nata­l depression hit me l­ike waves, one after ­another. Despite the ­joy at...

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Before becoming a nurse my perception was very different to what I became very quickly after qualifying. Here is a reflection of what I thought true nursing was, at a time I was able to do it.  Tell us your story below ... Today I was a Nurse!! Today and only one other day in my career so far, have I been the nurse I truly belong to be. Today I read a story to a man who could no longer hold the book; the machines were not singing, the numbers were just right. Being lonely in an...

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Perceptions of a nurse in the care of a person and their family at the end of their life and after death.  Tell us your story below ... What a privilege!  I have been at a few passings as a student nurse, where all the support and necessary things are completed by a Staff Nurse. Now to say that in my short ITU career I have not had a person pass, until now. What a privilege it was to be with you and the family, to support them to the very end. It was a dark and very wet night...

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