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Sian Rodger

Sian Rodger is health coaching nurse facilitator at the London Spinal Cord Injury Centre

Stories

  • sian rodger

    'Why don’t we talk to patients about sex?'Subscription

    23 January, 2019

    I work in a spinal injury unit and we recently asked our patients for their opinions about the education we provide to them.

  • sian rodger

    'As nurses we need to celebrate all our successes'Subscription

    7 January, 2019

    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.

  • sian rodger

    'The right mix of staff is as important as the right number'Subscription

    20 November, 2018

    As new roles are established to fill nursing shortages, how do we ensure we have the right nursing skill mix on each shift to maintain high standards of care and prevent burnout of qualified staff?

  • sian rodger

    'Make achievable goals for your CPD'Subscription

    25 October, 2018

    The patients I nurse have usually had a life-changing spinal cord injury, which means they require a long period of time in hospital to prepare them for successful discharge and reintegration into the community.

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    'We need to work together for the benefit of all involved'Subscription

    17 September, 2018

    Let’s face it, we can’t know everything about every speciality, so it is important to work together and share our knowledge across disciplines.