Being A Nurse

BEING A NURSE give us viewers first-person access into the world of nurses in Singapore : we see first-hand the skills it takes to care for patients and to support doctors for procedures major and minor. Behind the scrubs, surgical masks and hectic shift schedules, how do they meet the high-pressures stakes to be a medical professional, and yet survive the day-to-day emotional rollercoaster rides at work and at home ? What are the most satisfying aspects of their work? Also, who are the men who are busting stereotypes to enter into this nursing profession? This 6-part reality observational documentary series gives us an intimate look into what exactly it does take to be a nurse.

BEING A NURSE give us viewers first-person access into the world of nurses in Singapore : we see first-hand the skills it takes to care for patients and to support doctors for procedures major and minor. Behind the scrubs, surgical masks and hectic shift schedules, how do they meet the high-pressures stakes to be a medical professional, and yet survive the day-to-day emotional rollercoaster rides at work and at home ? What are the most satisfying aspects of their work? Also, who are the men who are busting stereotypes to enter into this nursing profession? This 6-part reality observational documentary series gives us an intimate look into what exactly it does take to be a nurse.

Ep 1
23 mins

BEING A NURSE give us viewers first-person access into the world of nurses in Singapore : we see first-hand the skills it takes to care for patients and to support doctors for procedures major and minor. Behind the scrubs, surgical masks and hectic shift schedules, how do they meet the high-pressures stakes to be a medical professional, and yet survive the day-to-day emotional rollercoaster rides at work and at home ? What are the most ...

Ep 1

BEING A NURSE give us viewers first-person access into the world of nurses in Singapore : we see first-hand the skills it takes to care for patients and to support doctors for procedures major and minor. Behind the scrubs, surgical masks and hectic shift schedules, how do they meet the high-pressures stakes to be a medical professional, and yet survive the day-to-day emotional rollercoaster rides at work and at home ? What are the most ...

Ep 2
23 mins

Palliative care nurse Pamela wants to show you that there is such a thing as a 'good death'. Through kindness and medical attention, she makes all the difference in her patients' final days. And across the city, at Singapore General Hospital, midwife Kai Shin loves being one of the first faces that a newborn will see in their first minutes coming in the world : Helping to deliver babies and supporting the mothers during procedures, are some of th

Ep 2

Palliative care nurse Pamela wants to show you that there is such a thing as a 'good death'. Through kindness and medical attention, she makes all the difference in her patients' final days. And across the city, at Singapore General Hospital, midwife Kai Shin loves being one of the first faces that a newborn will see in their first minutes coming in the world : Helping to deliver babies and supporting the mothers during procedures, are some of th

Ep 3
23 mins

Meet a family of nurses : Rosmawati and her two children, Ahmad and Mirrah, take us on an exclusive journey through Singapore’s medical wards and beyond! Going over and aboveher call of duty, nurse Rosmawati volunteers as a Hajj medical nurse, leaving her eldest daughter Mirrah in charge of the household. Inspired by her mother’s career, Mirrah shows us the strength and courage you need to be an oncology nurse, while her brother, Ahmad gives us s

Ep 3

Meet a family of nurses : Rosmawati and her two children, Ahmad and Mirrah, take us on an exclusive journey through Singapore’s medical wards and beyond! Going over and aboveher call of duty, nurse Rosmawati volunteers as a Hajj medical nurse, leaving her eldest daughter Mirrah in charge of the household. Inspired by her mother’s career, Mirrah shows us the strength and courage you need to be an oncology nurse, while her brother, Ahmad gives us s

Ep 4
23 mins

Neuroscience nurse Yasoda takes us behind the scenes to Ward 10 at Tan Tok Seng Hospital. She helps us understand what it is like living with dementia, and how life can change after having a stroke. Meanwhile, paediatric ICU nurse Azuan, puts on a smile at National University Hospital while wielding medical devices to help children cope with life-changing diseases.

Ep 4

Neuroscience nurse Yasoda takes us behind the scenes to Ward 10 at Tan Tok Seng Hospital. She helps us understand what it is like living with dementia, and how life can change after having a stroke. Meanwhile, paediatric ICU nurse Azuan, puts on a smile at National University Hospital while wielding medical devices to help children cope with life-changing diseases.

Ep 5
23 mins

What do dance and surgery have in common? As scrub nurse Angela glides between dance studio and operating theatre, she draws from both worlds to feed her mind and soul in order to best balance her work and personal life. Orthopaedic and hand surgery unit nurse Yong Xiang honours his late father through his nursing work with patients, and pays tribute to his father’s nurse who inspired him to enter the nursing profession

Ep 5

What do dance and surgery have in common? As scrub nurse Angela glides between dance studio and operating theatre, she draws from both worlds to feed her mind and soul in order to best balance her work and personal life. Orthopaedic and hand surgery unit nurse Yong Xiang honours his late father through his nursing work with patients, and pays tribute to his father’s nurse who inspired him to enter the nursing profession

Ep 6 Finale
23 mins

Are you man enough to be a nurse? Head Nurse of Woodlands polyclinic, Richard, definitely is! But like all leaders, he cannot do it alone - we take a journey with him as he reflects on his mid-career switch to nursing and about his mentors and colleagues who made him the nursing professional that he now is. Neonatal nurse Shiqi introduces us to some of the youngest patients of the series - premature babies. Through her understanding of the babies

Ep 6 Finale

Are you man enough to be a nurse? Head Nurse of Woodlands polyclinic, Richard, definitely is! But like all leaders, he cannot do it alone - we take a journey with him as he reflects on his mid-career switch to nursing and about his mentors and colleagues who made him the nursing professional that he now is. Neonatal nurse Shiqi introduces us to some of the youngest patients of the series - premature babies. Through her understanding of the babies

Additional Information

Being A Nurse
Broadcasted2016
Genresinfo-ed
Seasons1
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