A day in the life of...series

A day in the life of a student Nurse

"It’s day 5 of my placement on the medicine ward; it's respiratory, that means it deals with people with all sorts of chest problems. I…

A Day in the life of a Newly qualified Nurse

“I have been qualified 6 months now. Wow, what a learning curve! I now have accountability and responsibility for the patients on the ward. This…

A Day in the Life of a matron

“I am responsible for several different wards and all that happens on them, from helping staff with problems, to investigating accidents or complaints, to simply…

A Day in the life of a junior doctor

“I qualified almost a year ago – and it’s been a real rollercoaster! In our first year as doctors, we get to work in three…

A Day in the Life of a Healthcare Support worker

“I have been on this ward, in this job for five years now. I have learnt so much in this time. We have to work…