Nursing Professional


There are many pressures in healthcare, all of which have an impact on people who work on the front lines. Resilience Challenge, a new interactive videogame, aims to raise awareness about these pressures. http://game.resiliencecentre.org.uk/ In the early 2000’s, Safer Healthcare Now and other initiatives were launched to improve the 10% error […]

Take the Resilience Challenge


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Evidence-based nursing. This is the focus of most of the modern nursing discourse (including this blog! Controversy ahead…). In all of nursing’s domains of practice, evidence-base is a hot topic, showing that we are up-to-date, safe, and professional. There’s just one problem. Being ‘evidence-based’ does not mean nursing is any […]

All About That Base? Why Nursing Needs More Than Evidence



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Editor’s note (Jesse Spurr): This summary explains Jennifer’s research study for her Master’s thesis, where she set out to learn how  critical care nurses become resilient. You can read the entire thesis here, watch a short YouTube video here, or a detailed YouTube video summary here. I see the effects of burnout and, conversely, the protective shroud […]

Managing Exposure: Resilience in ICU


Follow Jennifer on Twitter @JJackson_RN Editor: It is with great pleasure that Injectable Orange welcomes back guest author Jennifer Jackson. In this post Jennifer implores us, as nurses, to take an active interest in politics, as it really does impact right down to our capacity to provide care and treatment. This […]

Why Nurses Need to be Politically Active




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Follow Jennifer on Twitter @JJackson_RN Injectable Orange Editorial: So the call went out on Twitter for eager bloggers to share their words via injectableorange.com and Jennifer replied… big time. This post is the second in what we are hoping to be a series of regular guest posts focussing on professional communication and the so-called […]

Why “Soft Skills” Matter