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My first code blue medical emergency

For myself and many other nurses planning out our day into a shift planner is basically our bible for the day! Sometimes it works out beautifully and everything is done on time, with nothing forgotten or delayed and other days…well, it just goes down the toilet. This is okay though, because as they say nursing […]

From Emergency Nursing to Nursing on the Wards

It’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me – unfortunately full time work has been getting the best of me. Since my last blog I have finished my rotation in the Emergency Department and moved to a new ward. It would be a lie to say I don’t miss ED because I am a creature […]

Life lessons I’ve learnt as a graduate nurse

I would like to tell you all about one of the most challenging situations I’ve experienced in my career so far, as well as some important life lessons and realisations. It is true what they say that it’s easier to dwell on the bad things and forget the good, or even worse, the question that […]

The challenges of nursing

As you are all aware my first rotation has been in the Emergency Department (ED). Though I had already experienced what it was like to work in the ED during a four week placement as a student, I am still in a state of awe over the amazing amount of effort and knowledge that every […]

My first three weeks as a graduate nurse

Hello again! Hopefully the first blog wasn’t too much of a bore because I think this one will be the biggest help to all the nursing students out there. This blog will track my first three weeks at Peninsula Health. First day nerves Waking up I wasn’t nervous, the most exciting part of the morning […]

Briesha’s journey to becoming a graduate nurse

Hello all! My name is Briesha (pronounced Brie-sha) and I am one of sixty new graduate nurses at Peninsula Health. Let me start by saying what a pleasure it is to have the opportunity to write this blog and share my adventures, my daily struggles and fears, as well as my triumphs and achievements over […]