Next week is dying matters week and I've been inspired to write a blog! Every year in May, LOROS (my local Leicester based hospice) hosts Dying Matters Week, a national awareness-raising week to encourage people everywhere to talk openly about death, dying and bereavement. You can find more information and lots of resources through this link. I… Continue reading Dying Matters. What is your funeral song?
It's fast approaching May 12th - International Nurses Day and of course Florence Nightingales birthday! I'm not going to talk about her lamp. She was so much more than just 'the lady with the lamp'. Florence was an amazing lady. She is obviously well known as the founder of modern nursing but if you dig… Continue reading Why Florence Nightingale was awesome.
It’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately. A year ago I would have said ' Hello, my name is Emily and I’m a nurse.’ Now, I’ve been asking the question more deeply – what do I like to do, what annoys me, what gets me going and what are my goals! I feel I’m… Continue reading How Well Do You Know Yourself?
So, I'm new to this whole blogging thing. My name is Emily and I've been qualified as a nurse for 2 years now. I fell into nursing accidentally. When I was growing up I knew I wouldn't like an office job and I wanted to help people. After my a-levels, I topped up my UCAS… Continue reading This is me.