-Typical day at work includes medication rounds (Oral and intravenous), washes, doctors rounds, and other MDT
-Preparation or escorting patients for procedures
-Contacting appropriate MDT regarding rehabilitation or further patient assessments or planned discharges.
-Co-ordinating care for patients/ ward management in the absence of the ward manager or the junior sister. Organising patient placement (admissions, or patients needing isolation via Bed managers).
-There are three staff nurses and 3 HCA's, a pair looking after 8 patients during the day and two nurses and 1 HCA at night.
-The hardest part of the job is when you have poorly patients or confused/ withdrawing on a night shift with less staff.
-The most enjoyable part of the job is to see a poorly patient recover and get discharged. Also when there is enough staff and support
learning opportunities, support and adequate staffing levels