Archive for January 21st, 2011

As a psychiatric Nurse with 11 years of nursing in tough public Acute wards, ending up in ED on a few occasions, if not off sick with injury, I managed to get out of this area with a job as an Associate Manager position in a less frantic private hospital. What it has done for my general health…both mentally and physically is quite amazing. That has had a knock-on affect to my family life, which while has always been good, has now enabled me to enjoy it more !

A lesson I have learnt is if you want to look after other people, then you have to look after yourself.

I don’t regret for one minute the time I worked in public acute…it was awesome…sometimes dreadful, but often amazing.
I had come to a stage in my life when change was needed.

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