18 May 2022
An RCN pilot to credential nurses and recognise their advanced level practice in the care of people with inflammatory bowel disease.
10 May 2022
IBD is a significant disease and most nurses working in GI will have contact with patients with IBD, often at their most vulnerable. Nurses working within IBD care have an important role within the care and management of people living with IBD providing holistic, advanced care.
2 Dec 2021
A challenge to think about what we will learn from the year 2021, COVID and beyond. My last blog as Chair of the forum, a career reflection.
15 Jul 2021
As we try to surface back to some sort of normality, I can’t help but think about what that normality is supposed to look like.
6 May 2021
As we approach International Nurse’s day, Wednesday 12 May, it makes me reflect on our incredible profession, our significant contribution and the impact we have on people’s lives day in day out…pandemic or not!
28 Apr 2021
Over the last 13 months, healthcare teams have needed to respond to clinical need and rapidly - giving little time for consideration of what this might mean for team structure or working together again in the future. A year on, I reflect on what my hive was then and what it feels like now....
25 Mar 2021
GI specialist nurses and services have been badly affected by the response to Covid-19. Mental health and well-being for HCPs has to be a priority in post-pandemic recovery plans.
18 Feb 2021
In current times, we have to embrace technology in a way we have not seen before. For teaching and learning there are many exciting things happening where to keep up to date we must use platforms, apps and social media- one area in GI Nursing where this is happening is the development of virtual conferences and forums.
5 Jan 2021
I hope you had time to rest and relax over the festive period. Now its time to reflect...how much alcohol did you drink?
30 Nov 2020
A short reflection on 2020, but keeping Flo in the frame and her legacy for the year of the nurse and midwife.