Rushing down the ward and I catch a conversation to my side, its two senior nurses talking about a newly qualified nurse.
It is a fact that there is racism in the NHS and other sectors of society.
Two years ago I decided to step out of my comfort zone and become one of the first nursing associates in the country.
'Why don’t we talk to patients about sex?'Subscription
I work in a spinal injury unit and we recently asked our patients for their opinions about the education we provide to them.
When we think of the word empathy, we often think of knowing how it feels to walk in the shoes of others.
The NHS lost more nurses than it recruited last year, and more than half of those who left were under the age of 40.
During the morning handover the night nurse commented to me that one of our patients had been having episodes of low mood as he was getting frustrated by incontinence issues, which have been disrupting his rehabilitation.
Most nurses at some point will look after someone diagnosed with autism.
'Your hospital choir has a song for you'Subscription
Hospital choirs are booming – and that’s just the basses.
Earlier this year I read a story in Nursing Times about efforts by the Scottish Government to recruit nurses from overseas. It made me ask myself: where overseas?