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How to be a great Clinical Nurse Manager

By Three Q PERMS on 24 May 2016

Clinical Nurse Managers play an essential role in the working environment for nurses. A good Clinical Nurse Manager has the ability to create a positive and enthusiastic work environment but also the ability to create a negative work environment. Here are a few qualities that ensure an encouragi...


Advantages & Disadvantages of being a Staff nurse

By Three Q PERMS on 19 May 2016

As a staff nurse you can get the opportunity to deal with a variety of patients and in a variety of areas, here are some of the pros and cons involved: Advantages You are making a difference The work can vary from day to day, stays interesting There’s a lot of camaraderie among he...


International Nurses Week

By Three Q PERMS on 13 April 2016

International Nurses Week 2016 International Nurses Week falls every year on the 6th of May to the 12th of May and is fast approaching for 2016. The USA pride themselves on ensuring nurses receive the thanks they deserve every year. The American Nurses Association supports and encourages Natio...


Private vs Public

By Three Q PERMS on 07 April 2016

Working in Private Facilities vs Public Facilities as a Nurse   Patient interaction. According to Nursing 360, one of the biggest differences between private practices and hospitals is the nurse-patient working relationship. The majority of privately owned facilities are small, with few...


How to Fit in to an Established Nursing Team

By Three Q PERMS on 01 April 2016

How to Fit in to an Established Nursing Team Settling in to a new team can be difficult at the best of times but a busy dynamic environment like the nursing profession makes it even harder to settle in as colleagues are generally too busy to worry about the new tam member. Here are a few t...


How to Showcase Your Time in Nursing College in an Interview

By Three Q PERMS on 29 March 2016

How to Showcase your Time in Nursing College in an Interview There are a few characteristics that a nurse must have and through your time in nursing college you should have had experience with them all, having the ability to give an example of each of these characteristics through your time a...


Bed Time Ritual Tips to Set You up for your Nursing Day

By Three Q PERMS on 18 March 2016

Get Into Something Comfy You choice of sleepwear is essential, and making it a ritual can help you establish a “getting ready for bed” routine that will help you shut down more easily and get more restful sleep. Wearing something different every night or not putting any thought into what you’...


A day in the life of a Dublin nurse

By Three Q PERMS on 10 March 2016

I am working this week in a medium support hospital with psychiatric clients. They have come from various backgrounds. They are learning to live on their own so there is nursing staff during the day. The clients are on their own at night time, it is a short stay unit to prepare the clients.Durin...


2016 General Election – Points to consider in Healthcare

By Three Q PERMS on 25 February 2016

It can be difficult to assess what is being offered by each party and which would benefit you more, here is a quick breakdown of some of what the party’s are offering in health under a few key areas. Hiring of Healthcare Staff Fine Gael  - A workforce plan that adds 4,400 frontline service...


Creating your professional presence in your nursing career

By Three Q PERMS on 17 February 2016

Nursing is a hard career and even with experience it can be hard to climb up the career ladder, here are a few points to remember when your are looking to make a step up in your career:  To establish professional presence, consider the following five ingredients: Communication Are you a...