- 20 August 2018
- 2 min read
Suzanne Armstrong - Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse
I worked as an Accident and Emergency Nurse at Blackpool Victoria for a decade.
It helped me build the skills which led me to my current position as the Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals.
Suzanne, describes her career journey as an ICU Nurse, what it takes to work in Critical Care, as well as some tips on how to carve out your own career in an Intensive Care Unit.
With many desperate to return to ‘normal’, Suzanne, looks at some of the lasting changes to ICU wards, and highlights the growing anxiety among Nurses about the coming winter.
Suzanne, discusses the impact the Coronavirus pandemic is having on the emotional wellbeing of ICU Nurses, and how they are staying positive.
Now several weeks into the Covid-19 pandemic, Suzanne, details how ICU Nurses are coping, and what effect the changes to procedure are having.
Suzanne gives a detailed overview of the job of and A&E Nurse as well as a guide on how to become one.
Suzanne outlines the challenges faced by ICUs and how the units are adapting to combat the current Covid1-19 Pandemic.
Suzanne reflects on the scale of impact that the Coronavirus pandemic has had on her working and personal life.
From bandaging toys to tending to patients as a fully qualified Nurse, Chris Armstrong voices his sister Suzanne's experience in her realisation that being a Nurse was the vocation for her.
In a decade of working in Blackpool Victoria Accident & Emergency, I learnt far more than I could ever recount or remember.
I couldn’t tell you the number of times people have told me how brave I am for being a nurse. The truth is, I am not brave. It’s my training and professionalism that people see in me.