Back to intensive care – it’s my privilege
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Back to intensive care – it’s my privilege

Kim Tolley Bank staff nurse

One nurse’s experience of returning to clinical practice to help the NHS cope amid the pandemic, after a 25-year break

After a long break from clinical practice, I had been hankering to a return for some time. I joined my local trust’s nurse bank in January and worked in endoscopy. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it seemed obvious I should find out whether my rusty intensive care skills could be useful.

Nursing Standard. 35, 5, 23-23. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.5.23.s12

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