1st Year Nursing Students Stirling University Pledges to Make a Difference

Type: Pledge

UK Lead, Tommy revisits Stirling University on 11 December 2017. to speak to 1st Year Nursing Students.

Big thanks to Ann Taylor, Lecturer at Stirling University for Inviting Tommy  to meet and speak with 1st Year Nursing Students on 11 December 2017.

We were so very proud to return to the University and continue our great relationship.

Tommy was joined by Karen Goudie, National Clinical Lead for Excellence in Care and Karen’s Colleague Jane O’Rourke.

Karen gave a brilliant presentation on Excellence in Care and a Nursing National perspective intertwined with her own nursing journey from graduation till the present day.

Once again we were so inspired and impressed by our future Nurses

Thank to Ann For inviting us, to Karen and Jane for a brilliant teamwork and session and thank you to the wonderful nursing students for a truly brilliant morning and inspiring pledges below.

Team DCV

 

My pledge is to make people feel as important everyday as they should feel and make them feel loved, make sure they have their dignity and respect.
Karen Docherty – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to be the best I can be throughout my career and also my personal life.
Martin McLeavy – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to take the time to ask patients what matters to them.
Lauren Hall – Student

 

I pledge to be the best person-centred nurse I can be.
Ashton Holland – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to make a difference for at least one person per shift. Whether its small or big i.e. having a meaningful chat /giving a bubble bath
Emma McMorran – Private Care Home

 

I pledge to always see the patient first, care for them and their carers. Never allow my patient to become their disease or condition.
Lisa Elliott – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to see the person and not the illness. Work hard to ensure that patients and families are met with care, compassion and openness.
Nicola Marshall – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to be committed to my job and part patients first and ask questions. Ask them what matters.
Jade Coral Allen – Student Nurse (Adult)

 

I pledge to make an extra effort and spend more time with patients who are scared, distressed or confused about their care, health or prognosis.
Jon Feeney – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to open and maintain communication and dialogue with patients, families and carers. To continue individuals in their care and make it personal for them.

 

I pledge to remember that everyone has a story with memories and people that they cherish. The trust which they give to us is the most important thing and should always be respected.

 

My pledge is to show respect, dignity, support to those with not just dementia but every single individual I come into contact with
Gareth Harris – Student Nurse

 

I will be to inform other of what dementia actually is, support those who may have varies different types or stages. I also pledge to support their family, friends and loved ones.
Gareth Harris – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to treat every person with dignity and respect, remember they are still them inside.
Karen Docherty – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to be more about person centred care and less task orientated. TO deliver quality care to all clients and hopefully make a different in their lives.

 

My pledge is to see all my residents for who they are and who they were and appreciate and help remind them who they are. And to be the best nurse I can be.
Kelly Ann Hamilton – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to always take time and talk to every patient and find out about them and what matter to them.
Stephanie Vesty – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to always see the person not just another patient.

 

My pledge is to show compassion and a level of understanding to those in need of support whether it is staff, patients or relatives.
Courtney Harper – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to always see the person first and not the disease.

 

I will always try to understand a person and work for their needs.

 

I pledge to treat others how I would like to be treated.

 

I pledge to make each patient smile at least once a day.

 

I pledge to be the best person-centred nurse I can be.
Ashton Holland – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to help make each day fulfilling and meaningful for any person I support.
Laura McAdam – Student Stirling University (Mental Health)

 

I promise to give you the freedom of choices by asking you what you want.
Annie Sharpe – Student Nurse

 

I promise to treat each person as an individual and ask what matters to them.
Louise Barbour – Student Nurse

 

I promise to take the time and listen while holding your hand.
Susan Hartgill – 1st Year Student Nurse

 

I pledge to give every service user my time, a listening ear and a voice.
Emma McDonnell – Student Adult Nurse

 

I pledge to always see what matters to people not what is the matter with them. To make a difference to show the patient that I care.

 

I pledge to help make a difference and guide someone in their life. No matter how small that difference may seem to others.

 

I pledge to take my time and out the patient first ensuring where possible that I encourage others to do so too.

 

I pledge to always be kind.

 

My first sentence is hello my name is Roza. My second sentence would be what matters to you:
Roza Andreeva – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to really listen to patients and to make sure that I know what really matters to them. I will respect them and keep their dignity.

 

I pledge to do my best and be the difference not just at work, with family, friends everywhere ill be.
Ana Casillas

 

I pledge to be the best nurse and be the voice for patients and families when they need it.
Stacey Ferguson – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to be the best nurse possible and to never lose my passion for the job.
Danielle Duncan – Adult Nurse

 

I pledge to provide the best possible care and never be the person that walks by.
Matt Miller – Mental Health Student Nurse

 

I pledge to ensure that I make a difference and make each individual know that their life matters it is a privilege to speak with them and listen to their life stories and try to keep to their daily routine as much as possible.
Donna Flood – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to understand their world.

 

I pledge to be kind, warm-hearted, listen, be myself and always maintain patient dignity and respect.
Claire Dynan – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to try my best to remember people’s names and stories.

 

I pledge to make sure that I see the person not the condition and to make sure that I listen to any of the patients own needs and they are met as best as I can.

 

My pledge is to always answer anyone with a smile even when they have asked me 10, 100,1000 times before because it matters every time to them.
K.Robertson – Social Care Officer

 

I pledge to be able to spend more time with the patient to get to know them better and treat them with individuality.

 

I pledge to support and feel the emotions of the family and individual I can make the difference for. To listen and provide the best care I can and make it my mission to put a smile on someone’s face a day.

 

My pledge is to make a carer feel good about the care they are providing to a family member and make them realise that they are recognised for the wonderful love and care they are giving.

 

I pledge to change the culture of dementia care and to breakdown any stigma.
Lee Dickson – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to speak to those that are voiceless and give maximum care to them.
I pledge to always see the person not the illness/condition.

 

My pledge is to make sure I put every patient at the centre of their care and I do everything in my power to improve the lives of everyone I treat and my colleagues.

 

I will try my best to fulfil the needs of every single patient, no matter how long or hard my day has been.

 

I pledge to care for people the way I would have loved my grandma to be cared for who she suffered dementia.
Anita Comfort Kukunda – Stirling University Nurse Student

 

I will always try to understand a person and work for their needs.

 

I pledge to consider what matters most to people.
Donna Johnston – Student Stirling Uni

 

My pledge is to approach my nursing career with a positive attitude, compassion and respect for all the people I will/may encounter so that I am able to make a difference and improve their experience.