406 Nursing Students at Edge Hill Uni Pledge to Make a Difference

Big thanks to Richard Williams, Fellow Practice Education Lecturers, the staff and students at Edge Hill University for kindly inviting Tommy to give 3 talks across all years and modules to around 1100 students on 26 May 2017.

Tommy met Richard I’m Glasgow at the RCN Congress last after Tommy`s key note talk.  Richard made a pledge to invite Tommy to speak at the University. 

We are truly grateful for the kindness and care given to Tommy by Richard, all the team and students on the day. 

We were also proud to be asked share a personal message with the students from Jane Cummings the CNO for England who is proudly an Honorary Professor of the University. 

The day was incredible the care given by all to Tommy was so wonderful. 

And we are so proud to share the 406 pledges below from the inspiring Edge Hill Future Nurses. 

Put the kettle on and enjoy the wonderful words and pledges below. 

Thank you from all the team at DCV 🙂

I pledge to act as an advocate everyday to stop the stigma surrounding mental health, I will smile, be patient, make someone who is frightened a cup of tea everyday in my career. I have the greatest privilege in life and that’s to care for people and their families. Kiera Rafferty – Third Year Student Nurse – Mental Health

 

I pledge to wear my Dementia Friends badge every day and try to bring even a little bit of joy and kindness to someone’s day. Billie Turner – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to take the time to, continue to get to know patients as a person, support them, their families and their loved ones. Katie Murphy – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to care for people with al my heart and will learn as much about them as possible. Ross Sheridan – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to continue to listen to every one of my patients. To find out who they are, what matters to them, what their needs are and how I can make a difference to them their families/carers. Hayley Cunningham – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to take the time to ask the children and parents care for “what matters to you” Nicki Ryan – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to make patients and their carers feel special throughout their treatment, time in hospital and to let them know I care. Avril Phillips – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to provide a compassionate, individualised care to my patients, make a difference to their life. Iwona Sus – Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to play my part in every single patient’s story and to make their lives that little brighter. Jamie Brown – Student Nurse

 

My pledge has and will continue to be, to provide my time and commitment to the individuals I meet daily, who my just need that smile, touch and listening ear. Francie Clarke – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to get to know the person and their story behind the diagnosis/illness. Jade Holman – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to make a difference to the lives of the patients and families I meet. Michelle Angel-Webb – Student Nurse, Paediatrics

 

I pledge to listen! listen to a love story, listen to a life! Care in the best way I can! To help to the best of my ability at all times! Keileigh Poole – Student Nurse- Child Branch

 

I pledge to always do my best for the patients I care for. Sarah Gibson – Student Nurse.

 

My pledge is to always give the best care I can give and take the time to listen to patient’s life stories. Hannah – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to treat every patient how I would want someone to treat my children. Lisa – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to be the best nurse I possibly can each and every day. Lydia Neale – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to be kind to all service users and their families and to take the time to see them all as individuals. Dani McCabe – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see the person before the diagnosis and remember the ask what matters to them. Emily Gibson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always make patients and cares feel safe and to hear them when they need to be heard. Jessica O`Farrell – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to do everything that I can to make every single person feel loved and cared for and valued. Amy Leigh – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to deliver the best care I am capable of and get to know my patients and listen.

 

My pledge is to spend time to get to know each person before classing them as a patient. Always treat as an individual with their own likes. Emily – MH Student Edge Hill University

 

I promise to keep my patients feeling themselves, for as long as I can 😊 Helen Machils – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to stay patient with every single patient and their families and carers. Louise Foster – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge as I begin my career as a nurse. I pledge to always be kind, give the time to listen and ask what matters to those who I will encounter and care for and throughout my career and life. Philippa Mohr – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to put a smile on every patient I come in contact with every day of my life as a nurse, so help me God.

I pledge to always be caring, considerate and compassionate to patients, their families and their personal stories. Selina Smallwood – Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see the person behind the dementia, learn what matters to them and support their families in everyday life. Eleanor Rose – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to take time to know what matters to the people that I care for. Melissa Cleaton – Student Child Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always give every person the best possible care and always maintain their dignity. Lisa Hall – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always be the nurse who makes time to get to know my patients, and who they are and bring this into how I care for them. We all have our own stories I want to be the nurse who helps to tell them. Georgie Brown – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to be someone’s smile when they have lost their own. I pledge to make them feel safe when all they feel is fear. I pledge to be the best I can be for them and to listen. Louise Stafford – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to love everyone I meet and understand everybody is different and everyone’s story is different. Sophie Gilburt – Student Nurse

 

Ask “what matters is important to you?” Be the nurse that I want caring for those I love. Kate – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see the “carer” as a person and as family to the patient. Sophie – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always remember the person. Abbey – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always remember the reason I became a nurse.

 

I pledge to care for everyone with the love, kindness and warmth that I would give to my own mum. Jessica Wylie – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to be the best version of me with eyes wide open, working with pride to always be fair, but most of all, to always care!

Sharna Creevy – BSC Nursing (MH) Student

 

I pledge to fully support everyone affected by dementia. Laura Flannigan – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to care for everyone, everyday, whether working or not and help make a difference and to be a voice and an advocate for vulnerable people. Sophie Hulme – 3rd Year Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to keep children and families’ safe, feel supported, loved and cared for. Rebecca Coney – Children Nurse

 

I pledge to make sure I find out what matters to all of my patients. Natasha Young – Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always see the person and their family rather than their condition. I will make a difference no-one should be scared and lonely.

 

I pledge to listen to every patient that I care for and provide the care that they wish for.

 

I pledge to continue to treat each patient as an individual/person to listen to all their stories, to keep them safe to feel loved. Zoe Hughes – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to treat each patient as an individual, keep them safe and understand what matters to them most. Crystal Stephen – Adult Nurse Edge Hill Student

 

I pledge to always take time to smile. Elena Hooton – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always CARE! Beth – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to provide the best care I can to all of my patients at all times. Tracey Dennett – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to make the small differences which matter most to people suffering from dementia, their families and carers.

 

I pledge I will be the difference to the care people receive and I treat the people I care for as a whole and not a condition. I will be the nurse who the family remember. Elisha Oyadiran-Gormley – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to raise an awareness about the dementia and other mental health conditions among those who have a little knowledge about it. Aneta Rosinska – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to be kind, caring and compassionate to everyone I meet when nursing. I will make a difference. Faye Johnson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see everyone, especially patients with dementia, as an individual above their diagnosis. Treat and care for them the way I would have loved to be cared for with dignity, love and respect. Pledge to make valuable difference. Shola Oguntimehin-Harunia – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to communicate as effectively as possible with all patients, finding out about what they enjoy and promoting this is practice. Zara Challenged – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to show as much care, compassion and empathy towards every person I meet, the same I would expect for my own parents, grandparents and ME! Stephanie Gilford – Student Nurse (Mental Health) Edge Hill

 

I pledge to make a difference to everyone I care for. Jo Arscott-Jones – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to try my best and provide care that is equal in measure of love and lacking in judgement. I want to provide care that is acceptable to each individual taking time to know the person, not their illness that defines them.

 

I pledge to always look past the medical condition and see the person. Fay Hunter – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to look and treat a person as themselves, nor as the disease and to always consider what matters to them 😊 Chloe Wisniewski – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always remember who the person is not what the person has. Jennifer Chalk – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to treat people as individuals taking time to listen, to their bibliography and understanding who they are and how I can contribute to improve their lives. Philip Smith – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always see the person for who they were, not who dementia caused to become. To learn of their story and be the voices of that story when no one else can. Sophie Holden-Mather – Edge Hill

 

I pledge to try to make a positive difference in people’s lives for the better. Catherine Dickson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to make a difference in carers lives as well as the patients. Holly Thorne – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see every patient, not as a patient but as an individual by asking what matters to them. Emily Asbridge – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to help people to keep their independence and to continue to enjoy what is important to them. Hannah Green – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to try and restart people’s faith in others and show that there are good people in this world who care and want to make a difference. Laura Judge – Adult Student Nurse Edge Hill

 

My pledge is to carry on making a difference and to continue giving people the care and attention they deserve and need.

Irene Hughes – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to keep treating my residents in my residential EMI with the highest standard of individualised care I can.

 

 

I pledge to keep listening to patients and their families/carers about what matters to them.

Eleanor Parry – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to come away knowing I have made that person, family and everyone involved. Feeling positive and smiling.

Carolyn McClure – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat each patient as an individual and see them for more than their diagnosis.

Lauren Edwards – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to see what is behind the dementia – who the patient REALLY is.

Amber Hemphill – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to continue to be a happy smiling face, ear to listen and hand to hold to support patients with dementia, supporting them to feel safe.

Emma Cashen – Nursing Student and Loving Granddaughter of my nan with dementia.

 

 

My pledge is to treat every patient with the care I would want my own loved ones to have whilst being happy, always listening and marinating privacy and dignity.

Jade Finnerty – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to be the smiling face everyone should encounter when being cared for.

Lisa Worthington – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to aspire to be remember to those I care for and make their struggle easier even if it’s just for that day.

 

 

I pledge to try and make a difference to each patient’s life.

Morgan Silvester – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always care for every individual regardless of their condition and background.

 

 

I will always do my best to alleviate fear and sadness, and always to my best to promote happiness within people’s lives.

Chris Spencer – Adult Nursing Student Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to take time to get to know my patients, take time, be understanding and to see them as individuals not “another” patient/condition.

Gemma Parkinson – 1st year paid nursing student

 

 

I pledge to learn a bit about all my patients, to listen to them and give them what they want and give a lot of love to all.

Lauren Graham – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to make sure I make a positive influence on at least one person a day.

Angelique Bay- Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

 

I pledge to always see the individual and embrace their love story beyond their condition/diagnosis.

Katie Hookinson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to take time to find out what matters to them and who matters to them.

Rosie-May Jenkinson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to do my best for every patient, every day and to make them feel themselves as much as they can.

Lucy Taylor – Student Adult Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to take time out of my day, week or month to visit my grandad who suffers with Alzheimer’s also my grandma who cares for him.

 

 

I pledge to always support and care for everyone as an individual. That I listen to what matters to them.

Erin Sleater – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to make sure I always have time to listen to people as it enables me to understand more about and will help me provide the best care.

Maria – Student Mental Health Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always uphold patient happiness by ensuring I always listen and give the best care.

Faye Morris – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to deliver the best care I am capable of in every working day. A smile goes a long way.

Gemma Mellor – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to never stop caring, listening and to always be there for my patients. As they were my own family and relatives.

 

 

My pledge is to become a part of everyone’s “love story” and always find out what matters to every patient and family member.

Jeanette – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to provide the care and support I would expect from a caring professional. To always be there for my parent who I always supported and loved me. To be the best person I can be.

Katie Jane Roe – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to take the time to listen to individuals and their cares. To be there for people and support them in and outside my profession.

 

 

I pledge to always give my full attention and time into giving a patient and their family the best care.

 

 

I pledge to always ask “how are you and how can I help” instead of “what’s wrong”.

Megan Hamilton – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always look past the medical condition and see the person for who they are. Be the one who makes the difference and smile every single day.

Charlotte – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to be the best nurse I can possibly be. To go over and above and make a difference every single day. To extend this not just to my patients but to their family and to those that matter to them. I want to be the nurse people can’t wait to see again.

Donna Hughes – Student Children Nurse

 

 

I pledge to not be defeated by the political pressures of nursing and provide the best possible care I want to make people confident and content to live the best free life they can.

Jonathan Butler – Student Child Nurse

 

 

I pledge to dedicate all my time and effort to the people I care for, and to make sure that giving them the best care available is all that matters to me during each interaction I have with a patient. I pledge to put them and their needs before my own.

Mattie Hope Barnfield – Mental Health Nursing Student at Edge Hill Uni

 

 

 

I pledge to fully understand and be aware of everyone’s story and the love story of anyone I care for. I pledge to be as kind as I physically and emotionally can be, treating everyone with the respect they deserve as the remarkable they are.

Jade Buckley – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always care for the person, and not just the illness.

Tara Duddy – Student Mental Health Nurse

 

 

I pledge to treat a person as an individual and not by their condition so I am able to get to know them, their story and what and who matters to them.

Emily Hodgson – Edge Hill University Student

 

 

I pledge to ensure every patient I care for will be cared for as they were my own family, that each individual will be treated normally not because of a condition/illness.

 

 

I pledge to always make the time to ask.

Charlie Betts – Student Children Nurse/Dementia Care Assistant.

 

 

I pledge to make more people feel as lonely.

Stacie – Edge Hill

 

 

My pledge is to always listen, to patients, carers, families and staff.

Lindsey Lewis – Student Nurse

 

 

My pledge will be to sit and talk and listen to all patients that come into my care.

Victoria Simpson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to never forget why I started, to never give up trying, ever stop giving that extra 5 minutes, to never let an imageable object try to stop an unstoppable force.

 

 

I pledge to always ask my patients what matters to them and try my best to facilitate their care need and personal needs in life.

Jessica Blackburn – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to hold a child’s hand when they are scared.

Jessica Healy – Student Children’s Nurse Edge Hill

 

I promise to see the person behind the diagnosis.

Lisa Sykes – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to be compassionate and kind to each person I meet and to always treat each patient as an individual.

Kelly Marie McPhillips – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to give the time and attention to any person with dementia, to care for them, their family and loved ones with honour.

Jessica Greaves – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

It is my pledge to make my grandparents and my family proud of me! I want to do this by continuing to work hard within University and trying my best to become the best possible nurse I really can be. I want to make people smile and I want to help people. I want to make my Nan smile by telling her stories from my placement, and seeing just in her eyes that she is proud of me. I want my Grandad to guide me to fulfil my pledge and I hope to have inherited his determination to not give up.

Erin McCulloch – Second Year Student Children’s Nurse

 

 

I pledge to listen to every patient and their family. To find out what is important to them. To be able to make the difference needed for their care to be the best for them.

Michelle Bennett – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to look past a person’s diagnosis and learn about the person they are and were. Treating them and their family with the care, dignity and respect they deserve.

Ellie Caldwell – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to be an ear to listen about the good and bad times, the memories they cherish.

Michelle Brierley – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to see the uniqueness of each patient and listen to each concern and worry they may have.

Emma Simm – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

 

I pledge to see the person not the condition and to always treat people with the care and compassion I and my family would like to be treated with.

Diane Ashcroft

 

 

I pledge to treat every patient, client or service user as an individual, to always understand a person, accommodating their needs to the best of my ability.

Rowan Hardy – Child Nurse

 

 

I pledge to make other people’s lives better no matter the circumstance.

Jennifer – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to care for patients as if they were relatives, looking beyond their condition or disability and helping them to achieve everything they wish for so they can always remain the person they once were.

Sophie Burdett – Student Paediatric Nurse

 

 

I pledge to see my grandma in every person I meet suffering with dementia, and I pledge to always treat them as I wish everybody had treated her.

Alana McKenzie – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always treat the patient as an individual, treating them with dignity, respect and kindness.

Shereen Sinjab – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to be kind, compassionate, listen and always to see the person in front of me!

Kirsty Usher – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to care compassionately and get to know every patient/service user/resident.

Lucy Inwood – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to never forget the reason I become a nurse. The lovely couple who shown me how helping someone is significant.

Gabrielle Jones – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always see past the dementia and care for the individual and what their needs and wishes are.

Louise Grace – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I will listen to what matters more to the patient and see beyond their condition.

Winnie Machazire – Student

 

 

I pledge to be able to go into work every morning and care for not a patient with a condition, but for a human, a mother, a father, a daughter, s son. A person like every one of us.

Jenna Joy – Student Nurse

 

 

I pledge to never lose sight of why I wanted to become a nurse – to care for those who can no longer care for themselves.

Stephanie Williams – Student Nurse

 

 

I pledge to always treat patients as individuals and as who they are not a condition. I also pledge to listen patients.

Danielle – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to be the best nurse I can be. Listening to the individual and treating them as such. They are a human, not a condition.

Sian – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to make carers feel appreciated and support them any way I can.

Emily Moore – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to listen to the patient and family and hold their hand if they are scared.

Lisa Schofield – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to be the nurse that makes a difference to the patient and their families, always!!

Katherine O`Brien – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to continue to provide care, compassion and an ear to patients and their loved ones and to challenge those who don’t.

 

I pledge to make sure that I get to know the person I am looking after, the life and love story.

Katy Baxter – 3 year Children Nurse

 

 

I pledge to listen to the stories of those in my care and use them to improve my care.

 

 

I pledge to see the person I am caring for as an individual. To care for them as the person they were and as the person they are.

Caron Case – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always show and give care, compassion, dignity and respect. To always see the person as themselves and not the condition, and to treat everyone as I would like myself, family and friends to be treated.

Rachel Bannister – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to spend time to learn what is important to all I care for and show kindness to everyone I meet.

 

 

I pledge to display compassion, give my time and make a difference to those I care for.

Katy Povey – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to be dedicated and compassionate to all those I care for.

Laura Boardman – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to listen to the carer/person living with dementia and to be there in the darkest hours.

Nicola Wilkson – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always provide the best care I can, even when I’m tired or grumpy. I will always wear a smile on my face.

Tammy – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to be kind and caring and to treat everyone I meet with the dignity and respect that I deserve.

Kayley – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to take at least 5 minutes out of my day to get to know the patients that I care for.

Devon Briscare – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to make every individual and their families I care for feel important, safe and valued.

Terri Park – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to continue to always listen to my patients and discover what matters to them.

Jenna Philips – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to priorities the feelings of both the patient and their families when treating patients with dementia.

Laura Tate – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to do the best that I can to the best of my ability to support emphasize and care for everyone!!

Sarah Gawley – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to be part of somebody’s love story every day. To take time to care, listen and love every patient just a little, like they are one of my own. To help make the journey a little less tough.

Amanda Worthington – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to take the time and patience to listen as well as making sure to be a part of someone’s love story.

Chloe Hindley – Student Nurse 3rd Year

 

 

I pledge to make patients’ lives better in the time they are in hospital/care. To make them see how kind and caring nurses are.

Dominique Whitehead

 

 

I pledge to be caring and kind to everyone I meet and offer support whenever and wherever I can. I pledge to find out all I can about the people I care for and to help continue their love story.

Kelly Taylor – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I promise to always be kind and to see my patient for who they are and their story and to not see them as their health condition.

Nadia Adrian – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to recognise and appreciate the individuality in everyone I care for despite their medical condition.

Kate Walker – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to discover something new about every patient I care for and ensure every patient feels listened to and as though they are being care for properly.

Bethany Warrier – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to dedicate my career to making people remember me for the “right” reasons, to care for every patient/family how I’d care for my own mum.

Kimberly Panther – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat patients with dementia the same as I could treat any patient ensuring they get the best care possible by advocating for them in their vulnerability and make sure fellow staff do the same. Finally listen to family and cares ensuring that best possible care can be given.

Jessica Tomlinson – Student Nurse 3rd Year Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat dementia patients as I would any other patient. To care for the family and carers as well as the individual with the condition. To aid them to maintain dignity when they are unaware or unable to do so themselves. To find calming influences in times of frustration, distress and make hospital stays as easy as possible.

Georgia Knowles – Student Nurse 3rd Year Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to work with and for my patient’s needs – Not the organisation/hospital. Using skills learned from Edge Hill.

Ryan Smart – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always care for people and their carers in the most caring, compassionate and kind way. I promise not to despite the patient by their condition but by who they are as an individual.

Jessica Bride – 3rd Year Student Nurse/Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always ask people with dementia what/who matters to them and actually do what matters to them.

Rachel Mulvany – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to make a difference to everyone I meet and care for.

 

 

I pledge to always care for a patient with kindness and a caring nature like I would care for my mum or dad. Do everything in my favour to make that patient feel at ease and happy and hopefully make them better.

Heather Stubbs – 3rd year nursing student at Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to care and make a difference and see past the illness and focus on the person as an individual.

Hollie Mitchell – Student Nurse 3rd Year Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to ensure the care u give to my patients and their families is the best I can possibly give. Make sure I find the time to get to know them and what is important to them. Help diminish any worries they have.

Amy Rawlands – Edge Hill University 3RD Year Adult Nursing

 

 

I pledge to think before I speak or act.

Brenda Crew – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat every patient and relative as if they are my own family member, and how to find out 1 thing in their life that they enjoy or makes them happy and promote that for them in any way I can.

Ava Marshall – Student Nurse 3rd Year Edge Hill

 

 

I pledge to continue treating everyone with dignity and respect. Always remembering that each person is unique and should not be defined by their condition.

 

 

I pledge to ensure that each individual feel valued, cared for, listened to and that I am there to support them. I will always remember that every person has a story to tell.

Lucy – Student Nurse

 

 

I pledge to make sure I listen to everyone’s fears and help combat these no matter how small and insignificant they seem in the grand scheme of things.

 

 

I pledge to care for someone, the way I would like to be cared for. I pledge to show my care and compassion, the love in my heart for each of the individuals I care for. I will look at an individual like they`ve had a whole life either I the past or awaiting in future. I will ask questions to fulfil their needs in order to make them feel that we have an interest for the person, who deserves our love. I pledge to be the best nurse.

Eva Whiteside – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to do everything I can to help and support families and patients through hard times that they are going through and listen to their needs.

 

 

I`m a child nurse do I don’t have much interaction with dementia patients but from this I pledge to make extra sure I make time to talk to my patients and their families and be a listening ear.

Jessica Mason – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to learn as much about the person as possible to make them feel comfortable.

Laura Bell – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to be there and listen to the people that are people, not just the lady/man with dementia, and be there for them and their families who are the strongest of people fighting the hardest battle. I’ll do all that I can to make any situation as comfortable as possible.

Hannah Ward – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to value each person for who they are, provide them with the care they deserve, instead of just trying to cure their condition.

Bethany Christian – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always find the time to find out about people’s stories and do my very best to make a lasting impression for the right reasons.

Laura Croughton – Student Mental Health Nurse, Edge Hill

 

 

I pledge to make the care I give is focused upon what matters to the person, not what is the matter with them.

Emma – Edge Hill

 

 

My pledge is to always try to get to know my patient and give them my time and patience.

Lucinda Wright – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is getting to know each patient I care for and ensure I give them what matters is important to them.

Sammy – Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to introduce the forget me not flower into my practice, and develop a much more personal relationship with the patient.

Eve – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to take the time to get to know my services users and their families by finding out what matters to them this way no one feels like they are alone.

Emily Kavanagh – Student Nurse Learning Disability – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always try to make a difference to the people I care for and be the best nurse I can be.

Hanako Heid – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to support the carer as much as the patient.

Linda McLaughlin – Mental Health Nurse Edge Hill

 

 

I pledge to treat everyone like the individual they are to get to know a bit about them and what is important for them. Treat someone how I would like to be treated if I were in their shoes.

Carmen Neagu – Student Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to care/treat everyone whether in healthcare or outside of healthcare as though they were the person I loved the most in the world, who I always want to see happy and smiling.

Ben Barber – Student ODP (Edge Hill)

 

My pledge is to become a valuable nurse, who make a positive impact on patients. I pledge to ask patients what matters to them and listen to their story. Be caring and kind always to make a difference.

Kerry Paterson – Adult Nurse Edgehill University

 

 

I pledge to become a nurse and finish the degree and give back to the NHS to the best of my ability always following patient centred care.

Julieanne Morton – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to see beyond the persons condition and treat everyone as an individual. To go out of my way to provide the best possible care.

 

 

My pledge is to make sure that all care I provide the best care I can to children and their families showing compassion and love. ALWAYS!

Holly Taylor – Student Children’s Nurse

 

 

I pledge to care for everyone with the most amount of love.

 

 

I pledge to spend more time understanding the lives and love stories of the residents with dementia at my job at a care home.

Ella Sirkett – Student Adult Nurse

 

 

I pledge to always listen, to always try and understand someone’s life, their choices and try my best to become a friend to everyone I meet.

Hollie Nulty – Children’s Nurse Edge Hill

 

 

My pledge is to listen to everybody and help them in every day I can.

Grace Duke – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always treat people with dignity, respect and kindness and to not let the persons disease define them and remember they are a person and always take my time to care no matter how hard it gets always stick to my pledge.

Lauren Lavender – Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always be compassionate.

Jade Parker – Student ODP Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to try harder each and every day. To make a difference to every single patient.

Kayleigh Higgins – Edge Hill Student – Operating Department Practice

 

 

My pledge is to make a difference in someone’s life, to help them fulfil their goals.

Clare Carroll – Adult Student Nurse

 

 

My pledge is to make a difference, listen and care for people and help to ensure everyone fulfil their potential.

Valerie Hogg – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always see the person as an individual and not just look at the illness.

Neil Booth – Student Nurse (Adult) Healthcare Support Worker NHS

 

 

My pledge is to listen to patients and families with or without dementia and support them in their time of need.

Ashley Jones – Student Nurse

 

 

I pledge to be sympathetic and try to put myself in the patient’s shoes and understand that maybe the family could be struggling aswell as the patient.

Jenni Maker – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat each and every person how I want to be treated, which is with care, compassion, kindness and dignity. No thing is to big or small to do for someone who is in need of help or in time of vulnerability.

Heather Richards – Student Nurse 2nd Year

 

 

I pledge to listen to you, no matter what the situation or what you are saying to me. I will listen and help where I can.

Katherine Farrell – Student Nurse (Child) Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to treat the world equally and roar at anyone that doesn’t.

James Clegg – Student Children`s Nurse

 

 

I pledge to educate the uneducated re: dementia. To protect, care for and walk beside anyone who suffers. To be that smiling face on a bad day. For my nan, my world, currently 3 years into vascular dementia and for all.

Jessica Hollywood – BSC 2nd Year Adult Nurse – Edge Hill

 

 

I pledge to try and make someone’s day easier even just a little. To try to understand why people might get agitated to look past the medical condition and see them as a person. To try to make people smile and feel safe and be a better nurse. Be patient and listen do my job to my best ability.

Ashley – Edge Hill University Adult Nursing Student

 

 

I pledge to make each individual in my care`s day brighter than before I met them.

Grainne Boyd – Student Nurse/Care Support Worker

 

 

I pledge to always listen and try and make a difference.

 

 

I pledge to do my best to make a difference.

Charlotte Brown – MH Student Nurse – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to understand a person’s life, take time to listen to them, encourage them to be happy and talk about memories to also keep dignity maintained.

 

 

I pledge to give any time I have to listen to those who need someone to talk too.

Zoe Smith – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to listen to every individual and take time to know their story so I can treat them with the respect they deserve.

Hollie – Student Nurse

 

 

I will always listen and value every patient/carer I meet. I pledge to be the best nurse I can be.

Stacey Roberts – Student Nurse

 

 

I pledge to listen to a patient’s story learn about their life and what they enjoy.

Amy Lambert – Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to give everyone I come into contact with will receive a smile and a hello.

Rebecca – ODP

 

I pledge to never get complacent. To always strive to do better. I treat the people care for how I would like my family to be treated to show them genuine care and compassion. From cradle to grave!

Samantha Jade Whiting – Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to always take the time to listen to patients and to understand their feelings and their lives.

 

I pledge to try and see people for who they really are, to try and give them a voice to tell their stories if they`ve lost their ability and always remember what a privilege it is.

Meg – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to never let anyone feel alone. To always make a positive difference.

Jessica Tyner – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to continue to demonstrate care and compassion even when times are tough. I know that each and everyone is precious and I will always remember that. I always think of the ‘psalm 139’ where it says, “I am fearfully and wonderfully made”

Helen Davis – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to see passed the condition and to see the person. To take time to find out what is important to each of the patients I care for.

Iain Waring – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to support family and carers and listen to what matters for patients.

Jasmine Ronan – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to listen to every individual’s past, present circumstances and future wishes to understand what matters to them.

Shanice Paris Evans – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to spend more time with my nan who has got dementia and let her know that she`s not alone.

Karla Sambor – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to try my very best to make a difference in patients lives that I come across in my profession.

Roisin McDermott – Student

 

I pledge to celebrate each person’s love story and to appreciate the unique, amazing person beyond illness and dementia.

Dionne Broda – Student Nurse

 

Every time I care for/talk to/nurse a patient, I will treat them/talk to them/care in the same way if it was my mum/dad/sister I ever had to care for.

Hannah Wood – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to show dignity and respect to patients at all times. Be there for patients when they are at their most vulnerable.

Amy Lunt – Student Adult Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to listen and treat every patient like I would like to be treated.

Denise Clair Barrett – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to meet the individuals needs of every dementia patient and continue to recognise the diversity of how dementia affects individuals and their families.

Fiona Metcalfe – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to make sure I make every individual feel important and valued and most of all happy.

Jessica Fairhurst – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to care for every person individually and ask what matters to them and their family the most.

Jennifer Boulen – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to get to know every person I have the pleasure of caring for as much as possible.

Craig Charlton – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to always see people for who they are and listen to their stories.

Kate – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

Always take time to listen, to smile and to understand. Take time to let dementia patients know you care and know your there.

Kim Weldon – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always offer care and support to cares and families.

Lauren Simcock – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

My pledge is to find out everyone’s love story, and improve it the best I can for them and their families.

Rebecca Paige Mawdsley

 

My pledge is to give people time to listen and understand their own story. To then understand their likes/dislikes.

Nikki Smith – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

My pledge is to learn and understand the person before the condition. To listen to how they feel and turn a bad day around with a smile 😊

Chris Steele – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

 

I pledge to understand and be compassionate, treat people with dementia as human beings and recognise the person is the person and dementia is not them.

V Alderton – Student Nurse (Child) Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always see the person I am caring for and not the condition. Remember everyone has a life and a love story and be part of it.

Hannah Greenwood – Student Nurse Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to always treasure the reasons that I became a nurse and know that I can make a difference.

Kate McNally – Edge Hill University Student

 

 

 

I pledge to be a part of peoples love story by listening to them, finding out what matters to them and upholding what matters to them. Their condition doesn’t define them.

Steph – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to always be there for anyone who needs my assistance.

Steven Kavanagh – Student.

 

I pledge to do my upmost to help people to love and feel loved, special and important for as long as they live.

Kyra Woodley – Student Nurse

 

My pledge is to make sure I make at least I lonely person feel safe and loved.

Jennie Malone – Student Mental Health Nurse

 

 

I pledge to listen and value every person that is affected by dementia, and take as much time as necessary.

Brian Eduard – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always do my best to make every individual I come into contact with feel like they are not alone and they can always have someone to turn to and there is someone that understands and can help.

Molly Woods – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always see the person behind dementia and fight for that to be seen by all.

Emily M – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to treat and care for people in a way that would make everyone who knows me feel proud. Never forget the message put across today and remember what amazing things nurse can do.

Michelle Cottam – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to become the nurse who I would like to look after me; I will never see the condition but se the person.

Danielle Mercer – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to spend that extra amount of time talking to patients.

 

I pledge to listen and support and to act as a voice for a person living with dementia and anybody affected to, make a difference with kindness and understanding.

Samara Davies – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to listen to both patients and carers stories to learn who each is, what matters and what I can do to make their lives a little easier and better.

Fiona Whittle – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be a better nurse each day and to be involved in people’s love stories and life stories each day throughout my whole career!

Michalina Hasak – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

 

I pledge to always learn about what’s important to patients and their families, I will find out what makes them smile.

Samantha Brady – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

 

I pledge to ensure care and compassion in every single person I meet throughout my career.

Andrew – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to never forget the person in the bed.

Andrew – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always make sure I help or assist a person to use the toilet if they are able and always provide confidence.

Leanne Jump – Student, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to know the story of the carer and the person I am caring for.

Charlotte Speirs – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

 

I pledge to care for others as I expect them to care for me and my family and friends.

Megan Shepherd – Adult Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to car for every person based upon them as an individual and not their condition.

Charlotte R. – Mental Health Nursing (student) Edge Hill University 

 

I pledge to always ask about individual love stories and try my best to save them.

Olivia – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to care for every individual I meet with compassion and treat every individual as a whole.

At Robinson – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to make at least one person smile each day, even if I is just for a second 🙂

Rhianne – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to go the extra smile for anyone and make a difference 😀

Hannah Senior – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to promote the person and not the dementia, take the time to get to know the little things that makes a person happy.

Helen Jackson – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to provide the best possible care that focuses on individuals, to be a friend and confident.

Charlotte C – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to feel every single one of my patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve and take the time to get to know them and their families’ stories.

Hannah McMillon – Children Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to remember the person and family behind the illness, and to take my time to treat and get to know what is important to them.

Zoe Tierney-Brown – Student Nurse (Child)

 

I pledge to care for every patient every family member with respect and dignity that I would want for myself and my loved ones.

Sara Illingworth – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to listen to people who are suffering from dementia and their families, I would want to know what matters to them and educate others about dementia and try and raise awareness about dementia in all corners of the world.

Samuel T – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always look beyond the illness and see the person, to look into their eyes and smile. 😀

Sharon With – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to put the people I care for at the fore front of all my decisions. To care for them the ways they wished to be cared for, to play a part in someone’s love story.

Abigail Byrne – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University

 

I pledge to see more than the person in front of me, I pledge to see the person they have been and the person they have been to their family and friends.

Catherine Keane – Student Nurse, Mental Health.

 

I pledge to be the best healthcare worker I can be, to give individuals the time and attention they need and to listen and be welcoming with open arms.

Sophie Whiteside – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to see past the condition and get to know the person interest, past and things/people they love.

Daniella Evans – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make a dementia patients and family feel safe and trust me.

Jade Hall – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to be kind, understanding, sharing my little knowledge I have about dementia to the patients and families who are going through dementia.

Brenda M. – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to be the nurse who takes the extra time needed to make somebody’s day, every day.

Lewis S – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to see and care for patients as if they were my family.

Jennifer Noonan – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to care for my patients as individuals and how I would expect my family to be cared for and respect.

Stephanie Buist – Edge Hill.

 

I pledge to provide compassionate, dignified and kind care throughout my career. I pledge to do this in honour of Joan Whitelaw, my Nan and every other beautiful, amazing and wonderful person.

Lucynda Weir – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to become a nurse and give everyone I come across care that means something simple to that individual, give the person my time and want to be someone that people remember for all the right reasons.

Donaghy – Student Nurse (adult), Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make a positive difference to people’s lives as a nurse, by providing safety, happiness and conditions care for ALL patients!

Danielle Kent – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to simply leave my patients with a sense of understanding and an increase in confidence. I want all my patients and colleagues to feel love and compassion and leave them with a little more hope than before I met them.

Will Adams – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to treat each patient as I would want my loved ones to be treated.

Sara Jenkinson – ODP Student, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to have a positive impact on at least one person life a day.

Daniel Campbell – Student LD nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to greet every patient and family member with a massive smile.

Charlotte Annette. – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to see everyone as a person, someone with hopes, dreams, and fears, not just a disease or condition.

 

I pledge to make a difference and get to know individuals 😀

Holly Smith – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make every day a new day and try to put a smile on the faces of my patients.

Karen – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always listen and be kind and smile.

Christine Robinson – Student Mental Health Nurse.

 

I pledge to see the person and not their disability or illness, to treat them as one of my own with love carer commitment.

Julie Rigby – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take at the person and ask what matters to you?, I pledge to listen and show I care.

Elizabeth Ruth Nicholson – Student Nurse (1st year), Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to focus on the patients and who they are, and do what I can to help the families in any small way.

Hannah Lees – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make sure all the elderly get the care they need where they choose.

Jane – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to keep my daughter in my heart at all times in order to care for all children with dignity, respect and love. The way I would care for her.

Beth Brady – Child Nursing, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always take my time to listen to people. They are more important than a tick list.

Michelle – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to stay compassionate and caring throughout my entire career for others and take time to talk to patients.

Hannah Grice – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to bring delight and hope to everybody that I meet, I pledge to take into accountant everything they wish for and everything they have.

Bethany Heeley – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always see the person behind the condition to always be compassionate and always have time!

Sarah McDowall – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to find out what matters today and what I can do to help make them feel safe and supported

Victoria Robinette – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always take the time to know the person in front of me, to care as I would care for my own loved ones with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Jennifer B – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always car, to give the best care and advice I can to everyone I meet. And to always make someone feel like they have someone.

Abigail Holding – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to that everyone I care for as an individual a person with a story.

Lauren Connor.

 

I pledge to treat everyone with respect and dignity and ask what matters to them.

Tayla Marsden – Edge Hill University

 

I pledge that for who I care for, I will be cared for as how I or my family would want to be treated.

Kelly S. – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to find out every love story of every person my care for.

Natalie Matthews – student mental health nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be there for my patient, not just medically but there if they want to talk, laugh …etc.

Sherrelle S – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to be kind to everyone and help people in any way I can, big or small.

Gemma Dixon – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to give all the patients and families I come in contact with my utmost best, I will give them trust, confidence and dignity in any situation their facing. I will show I always care.

 

I pledge to promote individual care for each patient and service user I meet, to allow the best care.

Sophie Goulding – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to benefit someone life with my actions and personality, thoughts and wonder which will improve a person life, mood and spirit. I will promote dignity and respect throughout my career.

 

I pledge to give 100% in all that I do, and to be thankful of everyday and my family and friends.

Jonathan M – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make sure I take the time to find out what matters most to each individual and do my best to fulfil this.

Stephanie Newton. – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to treat every single individual with the care and respect they are entitling to no matter how much of their visible personality is lost. I will help to rediscover who they are and once were.

Coral Ladbrook. – Student Nurse (child field).

 

I pledge to provide the best level of care as a nurse that I possibly can and to care and love my family and friends.

 

I pledge to always see the person first and listen to their stories. I will also be kind compassionate and caring, I will try to raise awareness.

Sumner – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to promise to always make sure I know what matters most to the people I care for to get to know who they are underneath dementia. I pledge to raise awareness of dementia and dementia care.

Christine Burns – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be patient and considerate, caring and compassionate to all I need of it. I will never turn my back on someone who needs help.

Charlotte Amber – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always treat people with dignity and respect carer, compassionate. I will try to make at least one person smile each day. I will listen to what that person wants, needs or just to listen.

Nicola Cragg – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to try and make a difference no matter how small, in my patient lives.

Alivia Lawrance – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always listen to what matters most to an individual and to try my best to put a smile on their face.

Olivia Jones – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to treat every patient how I would want myself or my family to be treated.

Helen P – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to look after every patient with the best care I can give.

Asweigh Pring – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always take time and listen to people showing I value them and they matter.

Bethany Chrystal Doyle – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be a positive and welcome part of everyone’s story.

Debbie – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to listen to my patients and their families I will do everything I can to make them feel safe and happy while under my care.

 

I pledge to always be and give the best that I possibly can to all those I care for and meet.

Karen Preston – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take the time to talk to patients’ family and carers to ensure their worries and fears are known and they receive the help and advice they want.

Vanessa Wood – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be the best person/nurse I can be for every patient that comes into my care and them with dignity and respect.

Lauren B – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to get to know the person behind every patient and find out what matters to them and their family.

Laura Quick – Student Children Nurse.

 

I pledge to prove to the people in my care and all around (their families loved ones) that they mater as much today as they did yesterday and as much as they will tomorrow and always.

Vicky Howlett – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to never let anyone feel alone I like they are doing it wrong to always be here and be a shoulder to lean or cry on.

Jordan. – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to help people and look after them, support them! Just be there for them!

Kardina – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to treat every patient and carer how I wold like or would like my loved ones to be treated.

Clare G – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to see the person within.

Kaite Birch – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to ensure my patients have respect and dignity, always!

Amy Young – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to pass on your message and your story to all my colleagues. I will also support my mom who has just been diagnosed.

Vaughan – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to provide compassionate and effective care around the clock to give every patient a voice and to make a difference to patients’ lives.

Rebecca H – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to continue treating my patients as a person and not as a condition.

Nicola M – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to make a positive difference to patients’ lives and improve their overall quality of care.

Eleanor G – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take the time to get to know the life history of each individual patient.

Matthew Connolly – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to be caring every day and provide high quality care to the best of my ability.

Alexandra Clark – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University. 

 

I pledge to be aware, care, learn.

Sharon O’Neill – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make someone smile every day.

 

I pledge to give the best possible care to each individual that I look after in my career.

Hannah Daly – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always give the best possible care to people who are in need.

Ellie Jones.

 

I pledge to regardless of any illness or condition I will never let it define a person. I will always remember each patient is a wonderful person with their own likes, dislikes and favourites. They all have stories to tell, I promise to get to know them and not define them by condition or be a number.

Natasha Whaley – Nursing, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to learn about and get to know the person behind the condition and their families.

Rebekah Hitchon – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to combat the stigma around mental health.

Lauren McAveavey – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always know something important to everyone I care for.

Sophie young – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make sure no one feels alone and to be the voice of those who cannot do so themselves.

Ashley Hodgson – Student Mental Health Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to care every single day this regardless of my own circumstance.

 

I pledge to treat and care for patients how I would treat my loved ones to always have empathy for patients loved ones family members and carers. Anyone who cares is truly amazing.

Miss Rachel Pennington – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to listen to what matters to the people I care for in order to care for them with the kindness, compassion and dignity they deserve.

Ashly Rimmer – Student Nurse (children), Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always strive to treat every person I meet as an individual not as a patient, making sure I listen and learn about everyone unique story.

Keren Williams – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

 

I pledge to make sure I find out and understand what matters to every patient/family member I care for that I come across. And treat people as an individual not as a condition or disease.

Sarah Noble – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to listen to patients and carers’ needs and treat everyone knowing this life stories to see the person they were.

Redmond – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to care for everyone I meet with kindness, compassion love and dignity, and to strive to make a difference to everyone I meet.

Marissa Jones – Student Nurse (adult), Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to listen to every patient and their carers, recognising all as individuals. Understanding and getting to know their stories and what matters the most to them.

Ciara Ormshaw – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to support those that I care for and their families to the best of my ability with love and compassion.

Susan Murphy – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take every opportunity to make a difference in patients’ lives as well as their families by showing respect, compassion and love and taking the time to listen.

Julie D – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take the time to listen to those who want to be heard and give 100% support.

Lim B – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to learn more about the condition to become more informed on placement. Natalie Gibbs – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to dedicate at least one day a month to a carer who cares for someone with dementia.

 

I pledge to care compassionately for every single person I come into contact with, because everyone matters.

Abbie Millward – Student Children Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to give care with compassion and love. I pledge to hug my family more and tell them that I love them.

Alexandra Millington – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to find out the story behind my patients that I care for.

Lean – Student Nurse

 

I pledge to never stop caring, always do my upmost to find out what matters to a person and to support the individual and their loved ones to the best of my ability.

Michelle Alty – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take the time to listen to carers and families.

Thomas – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to take people about the dementia and help to treat people I come across that have dementia with respect and dignity.

Christian – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make a difference in somebody’s life to also be very caring, patient and compassionate to individuals.

 

I pledge to be a caring and compassionate nurse. To always see my patient as an individual.

Betina Sajimon – Adult Nurse, Edge Hill University.

I pledge to make sure I continue to care compassionately and make a difference.

 

I pledge to listen to my patients; the smallest detail could make a hug difference to their lives.

Lydia McFarlane – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always ask what’s important to a person and get to know the person being cared for.

Bethany H – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always, always see the person and not the condition. I pledge to help others to see the person and to remember the love stories, experiences and memories that make these people, the beautiful people they are caring for.

Alison Macaulay – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to be exceptional for all my patients and to not let daily pressures and short staffing stop me ensuring I do the little things.

Emily C – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always listen and take the time to get to know someone no matter what their condition find out what matters to them.

Amanda Banks – Student Nurse (Adult)

 

I pledge to ensure I always take the time to listen and learn about any person I come into contact throughout my life.

 

I pledge to hear the needs of the carers and to offer any support I know that I can offer.

 

I pledge to take time to listen.

Elaine Griffith – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to continue and always see the person, their life, their family. To listen, to help, to give hop!

Beverley Cook – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to take the time to learn about people, their lives, and their loved ones in order to make a difference in their care.

Ellie – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to take the time to look past the condition and find out about the person.

Zoe Watson – Student Nurse.

 

I pledge to always want my patients to remember I helped them on their journey.

Jane Hughes – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always ask what matters. And who matters?

Joanne Twist – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to find out more about people I care for, work with. Find out what matters, make a continuous effort to find out.

Julie Daly – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to make a difference in people’s lives every day.

Nafisah Mahmood – Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to stop and have a conversation rather than just say hello.

Jess Porter – Student Nurse, Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to always be the best possible person and nurse I can be, and always try to make a difference to those who need me most.

Chloe Garner – Student Nurse (Child)

 

I pledge to love and care for my family if diagnosed with dementia.

Chloe Howe – Student Nurse (Child), Edge Hill University.

 

I pledge to treat all service users with dignity and respect, to recognise them as individuals with their own values and beliefs.

Josiane L – Student Nurse (mental health), Edge Hill University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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