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The case that stays with me and how it’s changed my practice

Of the many patients a nurse sees, some have an impact that’s career-affirming – or altering

Among the thousands of patients or service users a nurse sees, some have an impact that’s career-affirming – or altering

  • Nurses from a variety of backgrounds and career stages talk about the patient that stays with them and why they made such an impact
  • Lessons learned throughout their careers, from the power of a smile and saying hello to the vital importance of nursing the whole patient
  • How an unexpected patient interaction can shape a career or steer a student or experienced nurse towards a new specialty

Of the thousands of patients and service users nurses meet in the course of their careers, there will always be cases that stick in their

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