• TRAYBL Makes the Nurse’s Life Easier

    Another nurse entrepreneur, Joyce Harrell, hits the nail on the head with her invention of this versatile TRAYBL. This great patented design actually creates valuable extra space in the tight squeeze of the bedside area and infusion suites to make the nurse’s life easier.  It also works to hold a wide assortment of items on wheelchairs, walkers and even outdoor furniture. One of those, “why didn’t I think of this?” moments!!! Check out the Facebook page and order yours today from the ETSY site. Photos courtesy Damron-Harrell Technologies, LLC. window.amznpubstudioTag = “daretodreampr-20”;

  • Why US Nurses Might Consider Practising in the United Kingdom

    By Brit Peacock While you’d never come to the UK for the weather, spending some time nursing over here can be enlightening and ultimately rewarding, whether you opt for private sector or the National Health Service (NHS). NHS Whatever your thoughts on Obamacare, the UK’s NHS is widely seen as the benchmark for a ‘free’ healthcare system. Born in 1948, it was the first time that hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under one umbrella organisation. The central principle being that quality healthcare would be available for all, financed entirely through taxation, which meant people paid according to their means. While some things have changed, it’s…

  • Please Don’t SHOUT, Try Writing it Down

    One of the things I find most annoying as I listen to, or overhear, nurses discussing a patient who is “profoundly hard of hearing” and the fact that they find it almost impossible to communicate with the patient. From the other side of the scenario, I have had too many experiences with family members who are moderately hard of hearing to totally deaf. It’s even more frustrating for the patient to be unable to communicate with the medical professionals! Walk a mile in your patient’s shoes. WRITE it Down What ever happened to pen and paper? These patients are not blind and dumb! Use a pad of paper, your smart…

  • Travel Nursing Tips for New Grads from Highway Hypodermics

    Hope 2015 is starting off well for everyone! It’s been a little crazy for me and so I’m slow to get back to blogging. Today, I want to share with you a great article (the first in a series) by a friend, Epstein LaRue RN, from Highway Hypodermics window.amznpubstudioTag = “daretodreampr-20”;