28 April 2017
When I started midwifery at ARU, I was exceptionally apprehensive about the workload, being far away from family and being let loose in the hospital only six weeks in!
However, I soon realised there was no need for my anxieties as the workload is manageable and enjoyable, especially as I am so passionate about midwifery.
The lecturers are very warm, down to earth, and approachable and you are well supported. I am grateful for their support through my midwifery journey so far. Looking back, I wished I had embraced the first six weeks of university and trusted myself and the tutors that I would be succeed.
Things that would have made that time easier:
Midwifery is the most challenging, exhausting and thought-provoking journey I have ever embarked on, but by far the most rewarding. I know I will never look back! I am a different person now than when I began the course, and I cannot wait to 'live midwifery'.
17 May 2019
No single placement is alike and this could not be truer when considering my last placement on the Orthopedic Trauma ward at Peterborough City Hospital. I had already experienced a placement on an elective Orthopedic ward so I thought that I had some idea of what I was about to encounter..… Read more…