One of the greatest opportunities Covid has presented me was the motivation and support to re-engage with my clinical nursing. As the limitations and restrictions of Covid unfolded, the busy work, the things that make little real difference were quickly pushed aside to reveal the most valuable, most essential things in my life. The things […]
A number of years ago, I completed a PhD called “All Hands on Deck” reflecting the dire need in hospitals for all clinicians to operate at their greatest potential – and not to subjugate or diminish themselves to make others feel more superior.
I have canvassed hundreds of clinicians to gauge their views on what characterised managers who engaged or disengaged them most. I found that the single most significant factor that impacts on how engaging a manager is not how competent they are – it is the approach they take to doing their role and interacting with their team. We know […]
Most of us live life like it’s endless, and someday down the track it will be the perfect life we always aspired to have. We get so caught up in ourselves, the business of work, worry and wonder what tomorrow holds, whether we are doing the right things, saying the right things, that we forget […]
As I get older, I find it harder and harder to remember everything I must remember. Is it my age or is it that I am just doing more? Probably both. Whenever I rely on my head to hold everything I must remember I am invariably disappointed, frustrated, and spin a little out of control […]