Nursing is well-known as an occupation in which workplace bullying and horizontal violence is common. A 2018 study of nursing students in New Zealand found that 40% of those surveyed had experienced bullying or harassment during their clinical placements. Additionally, Māori students reported a higher incidence of bullying compared to other ethnic groups (Minton, Birks, … Continue reading Bullying within Nursing
My final mental health placement in nursing school has come to an end. It was an enjoyable experience and I feel like I have gained so much more confidence and knowledge over these last few weeks. One of the objectives I set myself for this placement was to deliver an education session to a group … Continue reading Emotions VS. Feelings
Patients, colleagues and friends have all asked the question. Why nursing? What made me choose this career from all the others? The simple answer is that I’ve always been interested in health, I’ve constantly been told I have a caring personality and I like helping people. Nursing just seemed like the right fit for me. … Continue reading Why Nursing?