Hand on heart.
As I look back at my career as an emergency department nurse, some memories continue to haunt me. For example: I fall into what must surely be a small cohort of people who have had the retrospectively profound experience of trying to keep a fellow human being alive by reaching into their chest cavity and…
Going towards it.
Remember those scenes during 9/11 where hundreds of people were running away from the burning twin towers?
We are turning for home today. Plan to spend tonight in Jugiong and then roll up the highway to Canberra on Sunday morning. Despite the grim tide of suffering that is engulfing the world right now we have had a most excellent and uplifting trip. But it seems like the right time to return home.…
Scrolling back through a million jangled memories that cannot be shared here, but instead, hang thick as old anchor ropes set fast between those of us who cared. Four impressionable years spent in a number of very different hospitals convinced me once for all that nursing, if it is to be done efficiently, requires, more…