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.
1 May 2018
I was a nervous wreck turning up to Islington Ambulance Station at the beginning of my placement. I was introduced to my mentor and crew mate (I had absolutely no reason to be scared as they are lovely) and given a quick tour of the station and ambulances. Read more…