Birmingham City University Pledge to Make a Difference

Type: Pledge

3rd Year Nursing Students at Birmingham City University pledge and hear all about the Leading Change Adding Value work.

Special thanks to Claire Wilcox-Tolley, Senior Teaching Fellow, Birmingham City University for inviting Tommy back to speak on 2 July to Pre-Registration, BSc Adult Nursing Students, Cohort January 2016.

We had the great day last year, meeting and speaking with Pre-Registration, BSc Adult Nursing Students at the University and we were so honoured to be invited back.

We had a wonderful morning with the staff and students who are in the last 6 months of their course, sharing our Make a Difference Campaign along with Leading Change, Adding Value, A Framework for Nursing Midwifery and Care Staff (This link will take you away from our website)..

Big thanks to Carol Doyle – Head of School/Professor of Nurse Education, Gerri Nevin – Associate Professor/Head of Department Pre-Qualifying Healthcare Practice and Bernie St.Aubyn -Senior Lecturer for being involved on the day.

Take a look at the wonderful 91 pledges below.

Team DCV

 

I will pledge to view all suffers with dementia in the same way I view my nanny. Remembering that they may have granddaughters and grandsons too.
Maisie Holden – Student Nurse

 

I will make time to listen to concerns and fears, reassure my patient and always be approachable.
Joanne Philips – Student Nurse

 

I will protect, offer skill service and my life just to put a smile on someone during their time of need.

 

I will ensure to continue to respect and empower my patients.   I will encourage them to do the things they wished to do or do the things they are still able to. Most Importantly, I will ensure to give them time to get to know them, so I can provide a more personal care.
Charmaine Espinoza – Student Nurse

 

I will remember why I became a nurse by putting patients first and finding out what and who matters to them.
Hannah Gee – Adult Nurse

 

I will meet the needs of my patients. I will always approach them and deliver care with empathy. Always be kind to patients, staff and myself.
Hanan Isman – Student Nurse

 

I will ask someone how they are feeling. Try my best to help them.
Emma Deenah – Student Nurse

 

I will always be kind. I will do my best to listen to people. I will put my intentions into practice by remembering “treat others as you wish to be treated”, always.
Stephanie Barker – Student Nurse

 

I will make extra time to chat to each one of my patients, to really get to know them. Encourage each patient to tell me 5 ways in which I can make their stay in hospital better.
Casey Petch – Student Nurse Adult

 

I will always remember the person and aim to deliver persons centred care using the best evidence to inform my care/always smile.
Annadin Waldron – Student Nurse

 

I will work hard to make sure that the people I look after have a smile and feel cared every day and every time.
I will always aim to support carers, make them valued and praise/reassurance they need and deserve.  Carregan Sibley – Student Nurse

 

I will always ask patients what matters to them, that’s what’s important to me.
Sami Quinton – Student Nurse

 

I will ensure that I do the small things that matters to the patients.
Batsirai Mushambaque – Student Nurse

 

I will be the best nurse to my patients and the one who will make a difference and stand out to ensure my patients are happy.
Ellen Pfumayaramba – Student Nurse

 

I will always introduce myself and ask patients what matters to them.

 

I will ask my patients what matters to them. Include them in everything.
Emma Niyigena – Student Nurse

 

I will it’s the little things that matter. See the whole individual – the life, love is person which comes with a story. Promote independence – Holistic care, beliefs and feelings.
Bethany Turrell – Student Nurse

 

I will remember that no matters what the rest of my day was like, that patient deserves all the love, kindness and patience I have to give.
Aimee Wilcox – Carer

 

I will ensure that I make out time to get to know my patients, know what matters most to them and what they would love to be care for. I will ensure to all my patients are always seen as their own unique individuals.
I will take time to ask all patients especially those affected by dementia what or who matters to them most. I will make a change and I will be that great nurse.

 

I will involve people (patients) in the decisions of their care and treatment. Make ife better for others. Helen Qayyum – Student Nurse

 

I will treat every patient as an individual and do little things to make a difference.
Fatmato Kaikai – Student Nurse

 

I will not allow other staff to make a judgement about a patient.
Arifa Jabeen – Student Nurse

 

I will take time to listen to my patients, I will make sure I include my patient to the decision making of their health.
Tatian Kiala – Student Nurse

 

I will make who or what matters for my patients my priority. Care for my patient with love, compassion and commitment.
Judith Hontchouang – Student Nurse

 

I will make everyday feel like an individual and make someone smile a day and be kind to everyone even if I am having a bad day as you don’t know what that person is going through.
Charlotte Walker – Student Nurse

 

I will pledge to be the best possible nurse, to lead improvement for change, go the extra mile and give my all to the profession I love.
Stacey Louise McBride – Student Nurse

 

I will share my knowledge and skills and ensure I provide the best care to my patients everyday. Including them days which are difficult.
Amber Cox – Student Nurse

 

I will put a smile on every patient under my care and always out my patients first.
Emmanuel Ssebugwawo – Student Nurse

 

I will care about the little things that makes a person’s day. I will do everything I can to make their day just a little bit better. Make them feel like they matter.

 

I will ensure I will make at least one person a day smile to make a difference tomorrow.
Joshua Randhawa – Student Nurse

 

I will always look at the patient instead of their illness.

 

I will be kind, listen – really listen. Pay attention to the “small” things.

 

I will ways put the patient at the forefront of their care and encourage all staff to do the same.

 

I will ensure I do my best to treat everyone as an individual and out a smile on their face. When possible, I will make sure I treat everyone how I will treat my family or expect them to be treated. I will reflect daily. Rachael; Sogbuyi – STN

 

I will ensure that every patient feels valued and that we care what matters to them.

 

I will give people my time, listen to patients and relatives, ensuring they feel safe and care for to the standard I would want my family cared for.

 

I will always take time to listen.
Rebecca Dunning – 3rd Year Student Nurse

 

I will ask patient what matters to them and ensure I will dedicate my time and give the best care I set out to do.
Tracy-Ann Cruikshank – Student Nurse

 

I will ask what matters and who matters to all patients to build a deeper meaningful relationship with all patients and carers alike.
Stacey Peach – Student Nurse

 

I will make sure that I ask what and who matters to the patients I care for as well as everyone I come in contact with.
Penelope Nevin – Student Nurse

 

I will treat all elderly patients like I was looking after my own grandparents. Treating people like people and not patients.

 

I will try to get rid of old fashioned ways to help people deal with horrible situations. Give people a cuddle and kiss on the cheek. Listen and talk to people.
Bobbie-Jo Jones – Student Nurse

 

I will empower every single patient and colleagues I come into contact with to make them aware of their self-worth and to never give up.
Hannah Reece – Student Nurse

 

I will always take time to listen and spend time to sit with patients and understand their wishes.

 

I will ensure that I will communicate best evidence practice when I find out about it to people I work with and talk about ways in which it would be implemented within them, so patients can get the best care.

 

I will ensure that I listen to patients I will care for now, tomorrow and in the future. I will ensure that I involve them in their care in order to do what matters to them.
Inesse Kemta – Student Nurse

 

I will find out from all of you what makes a difference and what matters to you most. Stop
Nadine Weir – Student Nurse

 

I will find out f rom each patient what matters to the, by asking them to do a vision board.

 

I will try my best to get to know my patients, not for their condition but for who they are which matters just as much to become a great nurse.
Rachael Newman – Student Nurse

 

I will champion good practice and instill it in all that I do. I will give my time to finding at what and who matters to every patient I care for.
Lauren Mersden – Student Nurse

 

I will always ask my patients about their preference and go above and beyond to achieve them.
Gemma Roberts – Student Nurse

 

I will introduce myself, smile and make my patients feel cared and secured. Along with giving what my patients need, find out what they really want as an individual.

 

I will remember that there is a person behind the disease or illness and I make that person matter.
Mareldia Davids – Student Nurse

 

I will take my time to learn more about what matters to my patient and their family and carers. I will respect my patients preference.
Angelique Federigan – Student Nurse

 

I will introduce myself. Find what is important for people, their strengths, find evidence base for change process and implement the change.
Evans Matinenga – Adult Student Nurse

 

I will always find out what matters to my patients and their cares and for my very best to stop them feeling afraid and isolated.
Shirley Bunnett – Student Nurse

 

I will always find out from my patients what matters to them and above all will ask how they are feeling. Will make an effort to see it that they get what matters to them.
Eveline Tabah – Student

 

I will give all of my patients a voice by taking the time to talk to them and more importantly listen.
Heather-Jo Wilkins – Student Nurse (Adult)

 

I will take time to listen and allow time for patients and families to let me know what is important to them and do everything I can to make it happen.  Anna Fay Cherrington – Student Nurse

 

I will always ask my patients what is important to them and do my all to implement the important things. I will always listen not just hear everything my patients have to say.
Philippa Keogh – Student Nurse (Military Nurse)

 

I will continue to listen to people, whatever they have to tell me, its all-important.
Gemma Schofield – Student Nurse (Adult)

 

I will pledge to listen to my patients more, taking into account their thoughts and feelings, no matters how busy I am.
Zara Kerman – Student Nurse

 

I will treat everyone how I wish myself and loved ones to be treated. Treated everyone with individualised care, ensure respect, be an advocate for those that are unable to express wishes/needs.
Nicola Blackwell – Student Nurse (Adult)

 

I will never prejudge a patient on the handover I receive. I will always try and look at the gigger picture of the patient’s behaviour.
Amy Cunningham – Student Nurse

 

I will be kind and considerate. Be respectful of the pressure I’m in.

 

I will not misjudge patients action for aggression, father understand why and acknowledge this is a way of patient’s communication.
Aqsa Ashan – Student Nurse

 

I will ensure that not only I will follow and read the MMC codes of conduct but to implement and conduct this in practice effectively. I will also ensure that I will share this to everyone that “I and we can all make a difference”
Jose Gabia – Student Nurse

 

I will sit and listen to every individual and make it my aim to ensure they have a positive experience. Stop you:
Lauren Workman – Student Nurse

 

I will ensure that I personally take the time to speak to everyone and find out what matters to them. Stop you:
Zoe Craig – Student Nurse

 

I will treat all patients as an individual, not a bed number or condition.
Emma Bessant – Student Nurse

 

I will listen to patients, relatives and staff to their needs wishes and any changes they want to make. Provide highest quality care possible to patients non-judgemental towards patients and staff.

 

I will have more patience with all that I care for and work with. Stop

 

I will ensure that every patient and family member I work with feels supported. I will make sure I ask what matters most to them.
Cherie Fullelove – Student Nurse

 

I will always make sure I enter the work place with the massive smile on my face to be ready and prepared for the better or the worse. Always listen to my patients first.
Marta Rozmawska – Student Nurse

 

I will always make time to find out who the person is behind the patient.
Laura McCann – Student Nurse

 

I will take time to talk to my patients and listen to their concerns.
Merry Karobe – Student Nurse

 

I will take time to listen. Fasten the process to send patient home.
Nirmala Udayagiri – Student Nurse

 

I will ensure I always greet people with a smile and make sure I find out what makes them happy, I can make a change.

I will do this by showing compassion by listening and always ask people what matters to them and out their care first.

 

I will ensure that we remember that its not just a patient, but a person and they have their own unique story.
Sophie Jackman – 3rd year student adult nurse

 

I will make the little things matter by asking people what matters and what or who is important to them and making it happen. I will teach others to do the same.

 

I will think carefully about how I describe people and their feelings. Think about how they are feeling. Offering them choice and improving quality of life.
Cherelle Smikle – Nearly Qualified Nurse

 

I will do my utmost to be the best nurse I can be and be there for all the patients I meet. Listen to their story. Everybody has a story to be listen too.
Zoe Parlar – Adult Student Nurse

 

I will talk to my patients as through I am the one being looked and care for.
I will no longer use the term “challenging” with my patients. I will “challenge” those who do. Teach those who do not know Tommy`s story

 

I will always take the time to sit and listen to what people really want.

 

I will find out what matters to my patients and do my best to follow it throughout their love.

 

I will reserve dignity at all costs.
Jeevan Gogna – Student Nurse

 

I will strive to give the standard of care and work excellence I would expect for myself and my family. Alexander Ball – Student Adult Nurse