Can you advise this student nurse?
“I’m two weeks into my first placement and absolutely hate it. I am dreading going back next week and keep telling myself that everyone gets a bad placement but, seriously, does it have to be this horrible?
“Every single member of staff seems to hate students. Which in a way is great because they let me leave a couple of hours before the end of the shift saying that there’s nothing for me to do, but I’d rather do a full shift on a placement I enjoy! I’ve been told by one nurse that she “couldn’t be bothered” to show me how to do manual blood pressure.
“It’s an outpatients ward so there’s very few learning opportunities and not much I can do without supervision.”
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