Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to hospital, and one nursing student is creating a toolkit that will include tips from specialists and signposting to additional support
A nurse halted a drug round when a patient declined additional medication and took the time to explain its benefits and risks – resulting in the patient accepting it. Witnessing this incident gave Jordan Martin a greater understanding of medicines management
When nursing student Laurie Batchelor helped care for a patient in the community with cancer, she gained a greater understanding of the experiences of those living with invisible conditions
While working with a critical care outreach team, nursing student Cara Large helped perform CPR on an older patient later deemed not for resuscitation, prompting her to wonder why the decision had not been taken earlier
After identifying that a patient's condition was deteriorating, nursing student Liam Evans escalated his concerns, and initiated and led CPR when the patient had a cardiac arrest.