A Day in the Life of a Nurse

  • Posted by Emma Walsh
  • On 27th August 2018
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  • dublin, dublin hospital, general nursing, hospital, ireland, mater private hospital, medical, medicine, nursing
Aaand, relax… Rounds, patients, doctors, consultants, charts, families, pens, prescriptions, forms, needles, IV lines, AM bloods, PM bloods, rounds, patients, doctors… You see where we’re going with this. Predictably unpredictable and unpredictably predictable in equal measure, a day in the life of a nurse can be dizzying.  And, like snowflakes… there are no two the […]
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You’re never fully dressed…

  • Posted by Emma Walsh
  • On 31st July 2018
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  • dublin, dublin hospital, general nursing, hospital, ireland, mater private hospital, medical, medicine, nursing
“You’re never fully dressed without a smile” is a lovely phrase that is equal parts insightful, thought-provoking, and quite simply, true. But for those of us in the medical community there’s a few other must haves that we need before we consider ourselves fully dressed……. Nurses, you’re never fully dressed without: A Stethoscope. You won’t […]
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5 Tips For Staying Awake on The Night Shift

  • Posted by Emma Walsh
  • On 4th September 2017
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It’s that time of the month again – the night shift has come around and you’re faced with the daunting task of having to work through the night for an entire five days (or maybe more). Yes, you have done this more times than once but as the days quickly creep in, you start to […]
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Top 5 Questions Asked In A Nursing Interview

  • Posted by Emma Walsh
  • On 18th July 2017
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  • healthcare, hospitals, medicine, nurse advice, nurse life, nurses, nursing
  There’s nothing quite like the nerves that hit you before an interview. Sweaty palms and racing hearts. Blank minds and wobbly knees. You may be adverse to stomach turns with years of nursing or placements under your belt, but that doesn’t stop the butterflies on the day of an interview for a new role. […]
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8 Things You Learn As A General Nurse

  • Posted by Emma Walsh
  • On 30th May 2017
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  • dublin, dublin hospital, general nursing, hospital, ireland, mater private hospital, medical, medicine, nursing
So, you’ve made it through four years in university, you’ve completed many a week of night shifts (the first one of which will forever be etched in your memory)  and you’ve seen more excretion than you ever thought humanly possible. You’ve successfully completed the exams, graduated with flying colors and received a job offer in the […]
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