Bearing Witness

In researching moral courage and nursing, I came across a paper by Thorup et al which discussed courage as having three distinct aspects:- The courage to help patients face their own vulnerability and suffering The courage to trust oneself in advocating for patients and providing quality care The courage to bear witness Whilst, my research […]

Self-Care, just as important as patient care

In the past few years, there has been a much-needed push for nurses to be aware of and undertake self-care. However, the vast majority of this focuses on the before and after work periods.  Whilst the importance of self-care has been acknowledged, it remains a low priority during a nursing shift.  How many lunches have […]