Retaining the Passion: Season One Finale – Happy Holidays and New Year’s Reflections.

Clare and Craig cannot quite believe they have reached the end of season one, where has the time gone? We truly hope you have enjoyed following our journey as much as we have. And have been inspired by and learnt so much from our many amazing guests.  We will miss you all so much, andContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Season One Finale – Happy Holidays and New Year’s Reflections.”

Retaining The Passion: Supporting People With Autism and Learning Disabilities

In this very special episode, Clare and Craig catch up and talk to three incredible guests. Firstly, all the way from Australia, they interview the inspirational Paula McGowan, who shares the story and legacy of her son Oliver. Paula is a patient safety advocate and the driving force behind the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training forContinue reading “Retaining The Passion: Supporting People With Autism and Learning Disabilities”

Retaining the Passion: General Practice Nursing

Craig and Clare catch up and discuss their first times: Clare winning the prestigious Student Nursing Times Student Nurse of the Year (Mental Health) Award 2020 and gaining a promotion at work. And Craig, shadowing Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnerships’ Homeless and Asylum services, gaining insight into the incredible and innovative work theyContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: General Practice Nursing”

Retaining the Passion: What is the Royal College of Nursing doing for its newly registered nurses?

As you know, our podcast is unaffiliated. However, this episode focuses specifically on what the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) as the professional body of nursing is doing for its newly registered nurses.  Clare and Craig reveal some huge news. “Retaining the Passion” has been selected to present at the Healthcare Leadership Academy Conference 2020Continue reading “Retaining the Passion: What is the Royal College of Nursing doing for its newly registered nurses?”

Retaining the Passion: Global Nursing

Clare and Craig are both passionate advocates of global nursing and as student nurses were fortunate to experience international exchange placements to China and the United States, respectively. While our podcast is unaffiliated to any trade union or professional body, due to the nature of our discussions and guests during this episode, we will beContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Global Nursing”

Retaining the Passion: Person-Centred Care.

Clare and Craig very much wanted to release this episode a day early to coincide with #WorldMentalHealthDay.  They share their reasonings for choosing the theme, “Person-Centred Care” and their new experiences since we last heard from them. Together, they then interview Professor Brendan McCormack from Queen Margaret University, one of the co-creators of the person-centredContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Person-Centred Care.”

Retaining The Passion: Supporting Newly Registered Nurses

A very personal episode for Clare and Craig. First, Clare talks about completing her preceptorship, and Craig discusses his guest lecture opportunity at his former college. Next, they interview Clare’s preceptor Rachael Hughes, a community psychiatric nurse and deputy manager. Following this, they speak with Laura Wilson, Lead Nurse for Medicine, who interviewed Craig forContinue reading “Retaining The Passion: Supporting Newly Registered Nurses”

Retaining The Passion: Sepsis Awareness Special

Clare and Craig are releasing this very special episode as part of Sepsis Awareness Month on September 13th, World Sepsis Day. Clare interviews newly registered critical care nurse Kayte Powell and her colleague, Senior Staff Nurse Kate Sinclair, who discuss sepsis awareness. Clare and Craig are then joined by newly registered intensive care nurse KatieContinue reading “Retaining The Passion: Sepsis Awareness Special”

Retaining The Passion: Planning Your Development

Clare and Craig catch up and are joined by Dr Gemma Stacey, Director of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Academy. Together they talk about making the most of your nursing journey and planning your professional development. Follow the podcast on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PodRTP Follow the podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PodRTP Clare: www.twitter.com/MannersofMarple Craig: www.twitter.com/CraigDavidson85 Gemma: http://www.twitter.com/GemmaStacey10 Subscribe to our podcast on yourContinue reading “Retaining The Passion: Planning Your Development”

Retaining The Passion: Covid-19 – The Impact On Nursing

We catch up with Clare and Craig who tell us what they’ve been up to since we last heard from them. They are joined by Professor Anne Marie Rafferty, President of the Royal College of Nursing and Professor of Health Policy at Kings College London, to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the nursing profession.Continue reading “Retaining The Passion: Covid-19 – The Impact On Nursing”