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What it’s like working in a psychiatric hospital Q&A

Auxiliary nurse, therapy care assistant or healthcare assistant which ever name you use the job role and responsibilities are relatively unknown. As a result I often get asked… “What do you actually do at work?” “Who and what do you assist with”? “Who do you work with”? So I’m going to explain my role and […]

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Tips on surviving the night shift in healthcare

In a couple of weeks time I will be doing a two week block of night shifts. Not just one, not just two but three nights in a row. This is something I have been doing intermittently since I started working as a hca, and something that took a while to get used to. I’m […]

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How i utilise Pinterest working in healthcare

Pinterest has evolved into so much more than procrastinating, planning your dream wedding or for serious home envy. There’s a wealth of information in-fact, there are 50 billion pins on Pinterest So you’re sure to find something relevant to your field. It has quickly become my go-to tool for work. One of the key elements […]