What I’ve Learnt: Independent Prescriber for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

During my last placement I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time with a nurse working for a local drug and alcohol addiction service. Here's a bit of what I learnt: The hidden community There is a whole group of people living out in the community suffering from a variety of different drug addictions. These … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt: Independent Prescriber for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Too posh to wash

I’ve just received my next quarterly edition of the student RCN newsletter thingy and one of the articles in it is about students being ‘too posh to wash’. This was a concern that was raised a few years ago regarding nurses and student nurses refusing to wash patients as “it wasn’t there job” and that … Continue reading Too posh to wash