registered nurses

Life at UBC: A Different Side of Nursing

I spent many years working as a nurse in a hospital. In the beginning, I relished the chance to directly help patients, and I didn’t mind the long shifts on my feet. After 15 years, however, the work became very physically and mentally demanding.  Hospital budgets were being cut, the intensive care unit I worked in was understaffed, and I knew I was ready for a change.

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Patients Praise UBC Nurses

Whether in a hospital setting or over the phone, nurses play a very meaningful role in the health and well-being of the patients they support.

Our patients’ comments on a recent satisfaction survey were a good reminder that these general learnings are derived from the impact each nurse makes on an individual patient. Based on those responses, we’ve compiled a list of what patients believe make our nurses so valuable:

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