Liliya Ruda

Nursing (Adult) 2012

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Tell us in more detail what your role entails, what challenges you currently face, and how you are finding ways to cope.

I work as ANP with GP out of hours with NHS GGC and see patients with suspected COVID -19 every day.

Do you have a top tip for coping at a time of crisis? Or a few words of advice or support for fellow students and alumni on the front line?

My best tip for staying upbeat within pandemic is to stay united, do your job as you would do it every day. Nothing should change your attitude  towards your patients especially when you know how scared they are. We are not heroes, we are scared too! However, we are in unique position to help and to reassure our patients !!! 

We are nurses, so let's show our patients the best nursing skills - empathy and compassion!!