Farewelling University

After three years of lectures and tutorials, 832 hours of clinical placement and countless days of studying, I have finished my nursing degree at the University of Newcastle.  It is a strange feeling not to have another assignment to work on or exam to study for, to realise I have been deemed ready to practice […]

The Availability of Paracetamol

During my clinical placements this year, I have been shocked at the number of teenage girls admitted with paracetamol overdoses.  The majority of these admissions were self-harm incidents rather than actual suicide attempts.   Yet, it was only through prompt treatment, and some luck, that more of these girls didn’t lose their lives. Sadly, I did […]