18 November 2015
CCU is the Coronary Care Unit that specialise in the cardiovascular system and the care of patients with cardiac issues. I shadowed two Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNPs) for this part of my placement who spend their time going to patients with chest pain and working out whether it’s cardiac or something else and referring them to the correct pathway.
15 August 2017
Looking back upon the last ten months, it is truly astonishing how far my cohort has come. I feel it is a testament to the fantastic lectures and tutors at ARU just how much we've learnt and developed since we began the course. Read more…
11 August 2017
For my final night shift on placement with London Ambulance Service, I was with the Joint Response Unit (JRU). It's a branch off special operations where a paramedic will only respond to police-generated calls and requests, as well as uncovered, emergency 'Red 1' call-outs. Read more…