Retaining the Passion: Reflections on a Year of Registration.

Clare and Craig share what is quite possibly their most frank, honest and open episode ever. No guests, just them turning the mic on each other. As they reflect on their first year of registration, they discuss their major milestones this year and their best and most challenging days as newly registered nurses. Also, whatContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Reflections on a Year of Registration.”

Retaining the Passion: Covid-19 – the Effect on Nursing.

Clare and Craig, both who became newly registered nurses as the Covid-19 pandemic broke, and we entered lockdown in the United Kingdom, catch up and discuss their reasoning for choosing this episode “Covid-19 – the Effect on Nursing. They want to know what the short and long-term effects of Covid-19 will be on individual nursesContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Covid-19 – the Effect on Nursing.”

Retaining the Passion: When Mistakes Happen.

Clare and Craig catch up and discuss their reasoning for choosing the episode title, “When Mistakes Happen”. They discuss whether universities prepare new registrants for WHEN they make a mistake rather than IF, how the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) can be used as a punitive tool, and how new registrants can become so paralysedContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: When Mistakes Happen.”

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: 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: 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”

Retaining the Passion: Finding Hope

Clare and Craig share their personal reasons for choosing the theme, “Finding Hope”, and discuss what hope means to them.  They are joined by guests, Tara Hewitt, Group Equality and Inclusion Programme Manager and founder of the Trans NHS Staff Network, and Dr Calvin Moorley, adult nurse and Professor of Nursing Research. Together they discussContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Finding Hope”