Category Archives: nursing

Privileged glimpses 5: Don’t expect perfection.

Don’t expect your service user to perform perfectly. You don’t so why should they? Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 4: Coping skills develop slowly

The next time your service user gets something wrong or fails to meet expectations don’t assume they’re incapable. Help them to grow because of that mistake, not in spite of it. It’s a vital part of learning new skills and new ways of coping. Continue reading

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Citizen Kane – when a nurse turns racist

Actually I feel genuinely sorry for this poor brainwashed nurse. She’s just thrown her career away because of the lies of people like Tommy Robinson (EDL), Nigel Farage (UKIP), Paul Golding (Britain First) and Nick Griffin (British Unity Party). Continue reading

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Ukip rejected by Nurses and Farmers | aliberallife

It seems I’m not the only nurse to see through UKIP’s stupidity. See this post from ‘A liberal life’ https://aliberallife.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/ukip-rejected-by-nurses-and-farmers/

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Tredinnick – the astrologer’s best friend

It’s 2015 for pity’s sake! Continue reading

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Privileged glimpses 2: People are just people

Different professional groups have different responsibilities and different levels of education are important but they don’t make us special. Continue reading

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Dear Nurses – Nigel wants us to spread the word

I call on all those working in UK healthcare to think through just how backward facing this set of proposals actually is Continue reading

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