Six months and counting
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Six months and counting

Zoe Butler @MissZoeB95 Staff nurse, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Lancashire

In the latest in her series of regular updates, the 2017 RCNi student award winner reflects on her first six months as a staff nurse

Having taken some much-needed annual leave after reaching the milestone of six months qualified, I used the time to reflect on my transition from student to staff nurse.

Nursing Standard. 32, 27, 35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.27.35.s30

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