Posted by: ayrshirehealth | September 16, 2015

The Chief (episode 2) – Go East by @fionacmcqueen


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  1. I really appreciate hearing what it felt like for Fiona in such an important role. It is also good to hear her feedback on what is going on across the country. I wish her luck in her role.

  2. Thankyou for your blog Fiona , it was a very interesting insight to your feelings when you started your new role.
    I am pleased you use the phrase ` physical activity ` instead of exercise , I think `exrcise ` puts people off because of the thought of Lycra !!

    I agree that it is good that Student Nurses are University trained and our profession is recognised as such however I think my training (moduler) was better and I wonder if it is possible to do a mixture e.g.
    Term in University to get the grounding knowledge , anatomy etc
    Term in University re Medical diseases / conditions then practical ward placements in Medical Wards and a week of consolidation.
    Term in University

    Term in University re Surgical diseases / conditions then practical ward placements in Surgical Wards and a week of consolidation.

    Term in University re Community care then practical placements in Community care and a week of consolidation.

    Or something like that e.g. theory to practical.

    I wish we hadhad study time , that is a big bonus.

  3. Hi Fiona.
    Thanks for the, as ever, open sharing of your baptsim of fire.
    So much to do and so many great people to do it with… around hte country.

    Hope the blouses are clean as well.

    Jenny C

  4. Thanks for the insight Fiona and for being honest about your concerns…it will make the rest of us feel better! You are right that there are so many fantastic things happening across Scotland

  5. Thank you Fiona for taking the time to share your experience & honesty. Fascinating insight into role & demands on CNO.

  6. […] my colleague @fionamcqueen said in her blog The Chief (Episode 2) – Go East, Something does has to change, not only to sustain the NHS, but to keep the highest qualities of […]


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