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The 26 hours day

On 22nd of April 2013, I landed at Luton Airport with a big 27 kg suitcase, a laptop bag, a lot of dreams, and £800 (all my savings), ready for…

PIN number application process

The process to apply for PIN can be very long. For me, it started in June 2011 and was not resolved until October 2012. First NMC returned my application because…

Save your time, reputation, and possibly your career

In this book “Be a great nurse”, I have collected and collated most of the essential information you need to succeed and fulfill the requirements of successful nursing in the UK….

The difficult transition into Nursing in the UK

  Even if you are trained as a nurse in your home country, you will find the transition into the UK medical system difficult. First of all, the UK systems…

I didn’t want to be a nurse

I never dreamed I would become a nurse. I think God pushed me in this direction.   One day many years ago, I was on my way to register at…

Focus on Design, not on Being a Designer

An awesome artist doesn’t always talk about art. They are way too busy creating art. Similarly, a great gymnast doesn’t talk about sport. They are way too busy creating magical…

Nurses Abbreviation

It was very hard at the beginning in my career as a nurse in UK to understand all the abbreviations used in nursing homes by staff and healthcare professional. That’s…

Skin tear – Wound care plan

Changes in the skin occur as a person ages, increasing skin vulnerability. Older skin is less able to regenerate and protect, increasing the risk of skin breakdown. Skin damage has…

MRSA treatment

A positive screening test result usually means that there is asymptomatic MRSA colonisation in the nose, axilla or groin, which is often harmless in otherwise healthy people. It is however…

Verification of death

Verification of death is confirmed once the following clinical facts are established: The carotid pulse is not detected over a period of one minute Heart sounds are not heard through a…