“Nursing is doing for others what they would do for themselves if they had the knowledge and ability. It’s also about thinking, not filling out forms, but about knowing the kind of things most people need and anticipating their needs without being told” Nancy Roper
As a career, nursing is physically demanding, emotionally draining and doesn’t get easier with time or age. No day is the same.
I run an internet advice group called Nurse Mastermind. I regularly ask my group members about their views on nursing, and we share best practice and advice with each other. I wanted to ask them about what are the qualities of a great nurse, and I used this image. It had 7212 impressions (without paid traffic) and 88 engagements from nurses, so it is a hot topic!
Here is what our community said makes a nurse great: