I worked on the A&E department and also worked occasionally in the evenings on the maternity and neonatal ward. These two weeks gave me the once in a life time experience to become hands on in areas of work unfamiliar and usually off-limits to me.Read more
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At around 10pm the power cut and despite being told there was a lantern, it had no batteries. The baby was born by the light of the torches on our phones!Read more
The strength of Ghanaian women is inspirational. Not only do they click their way through contractions but manage to walk between two rooms in order to bring their newborn to this world.Read more
The majority of patients we saw were stroke victims and a lot of these patients had been coming to physio for years, so had really built up a rapport with everyone working there.Read more
A useful tip for nursing students is to make friends with the Ghanaian student nurses as they run the ward and are fantastic at letting you get involved in patient care!Read more