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My time in A&E

My time is now up in A&E. I feel I have learnt so much during this placement, the learning experiences, the staff, the patients were all great. I did have some issues though. I am at the start of my 2nd year but some staff appeared to think that I was a 3rd year student and therefore expected more from…

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Finished first year of uni

admin / December 16, 2018

On 9th December 2018, I completed my first year of university and all I have left is an OSCE resit in January. I have 8 weeks off before I return for second year (if I return). My first assessed placement didn’t end too badly, I ended up having to go in the day after I finished to get my paperwork…

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Half way through placement # 3

admin / September 2, 2018

So far I have been on my placement for 3 weeks with 4 weeks left. I’ve worked with my mentor 3 times (all early shifts) and don’t appear to have a buddy mentor, though I have worked with one nurse a lot.  I’m not sure what to make of this placement or how I am going to make up lost…

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My 1st day at placement # 3

admin / August 28, 2018

I got up at 4:30 am to get the train at 5:24! I had to be at placement for 7 am and arrived at 6:30 am My latest placement is at the private hospital Nuffield Health. It’s the first time I’ve done anything private, I’ve always been NHS. There were 2 nurses + 2 hca’s in the morning and 2…

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Uni: Placement number 3

admin / August 18, 2018

So I start my 3rd placement the week starting 27th August for 7 weeks. This will be my 1st private placement. It turns out that they aren’t funny about my wanting to do long days and I won’t be doing any Sundays as they really don’t do anything that day, in fact not much at all all weekend.  I currently…

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fitness, life, uni

Life: Trying to balance everything

admin / August 13, 2018

Sometime it can be hard to balance everything going on in your life, I haven’t gotten it figured out just yet. How do you balance everything? For me I have work + uni + fitness + lazyness Work I have a 23 hour a week contract but only work 19 hours, the missing hours need to be caught up on…

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