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: Violence Against Women – But Nothing Really Happened.

WARNING: This episode may be potentially emotional or triggering for some of our listeners. Please take care of yourself first and foremost and reach out for help should you need it.  First, Clare and Craig catch up and Craig reveals some exciting news about his new job role as a community staff nurse in theContinue reading “Retaining the Passion: Violence Against Women – But Nothing Really Happened.”

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: 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”