41 episodes

G'day there SWABBERS! Are you a daring dolphin, phenomenal penguin or outrageous orca? Then this podcast is for you!

Join comedian and nurse Georgie Carroll as she speaks to nurses far and wide who share with us the stories that led them to nurse and the hilarious and unbelievable moments that only Nurses have on the job. From Chihuahua ashes in a patient's possessions to patients wearing lingerie in hospice care. We know it's been an absolute shit show the last few years, and nurses have been through the wringer, so hopefully,The Swab can be a slice of much-needed TLC and giggles in your day. 

If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things. Send an email, or better, a 1 min voice note to hearhere@ampel.com.au

For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/

To buy Georgie Carroll's hilarious book about nursing, "Off The Charts", visit https://www.amazon.com.au/Off-Charts-Georgie-Carroll/dp/176098244X

Producers: Sarah O'Neil & Brittany Frappell.

The Swab is produced by Ampel. Check out their website here to learn more: https://ampel.com.au Stay sane, stay safe and stay swabbing!

The Swab with Georgie Carroll Ampel

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

G'day there SWABBERS! Are you a daring dolphin, phenomenal penguin or outrageous orca? Then this podcast is for you!

Join comedian and nurse Georgie Carroll as she speaks to nurses far and wide who share with us the stories that led them to nurse and the hilarious and unbelievable moments that only Nurses have on the job. From Chihuahua ashes in a patient's possessions to patients wearing lingerie in hospice care. We know it's been an absolute shit show the last few years, and nurses have been through the wringer, so hopefully,The Swab can be a slice of much-needed TLC and giggles in your day. 

If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things. Send an email, or better, a 1 min voice note to hearhere@ampel.com.au

For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/

To buy Georgie Carroll's hilarious book about nursing, "Off The Charts", visit https://www.amazon.com.au/Off-Charts-Georgie-Carroll/dp/176098244X

Producers: Sarah O'Neil & Brittany Frappell.

The Swab is produced by Ampel. Check out their website here to learn more: https://ampel.com.au Stay sane, stay safe and stay swabbing!

    The Two Humerus Nurses - Double the fun!

    The Two Humerus Nurses - Double the fun!

    In this final episode of Season 3, Georgie is joined by the Two Humerus Nurses Alisha and Kelly who do live up to their name and bring some laughs!
    If you want to check out their podcast, you can do it here: https://twohumerusnurses.podbean.com
    And find them on insta, ya can't miss 'em.
    Hope you have enjoyed Season 3 and we will see you next time!
    If you’re not already following Georgie on her social media here are her links:
    Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube
    For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing.
    With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you!
    ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery.
    Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December.
    If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things - join our FB page and let us know your story. Lots of cool nurses in there already, come and have a chat with your kindred spirits!
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    Producer - Stuart Buckland and Sez O'Neil
    Development Producer - Brittany Frappell.
    The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. If you are interested in sponsoring "The Swab", reach out to our Director of Media and Partnerships Lauren Deighton at lauren@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rate and review on your preferred podcast app.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 37 min
    Christian Dingo - Male Midwife Extraordinaire!

    Christian Dingo - Male Midwife Extraordinaire!

    Christian has some great stories from his life as a male midwife in the wild north of Australia! If you’re not already following Georgie on her social media here are her links:
    Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube
    For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing.
    With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you!
    ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery.
    Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December.
    Come and check out The Swab Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things, join the FB group and let us know in there, it might feature in the show!
    Producer - Stuart Buckland and Sez O'Neil
    Development Producer - Brittany Frappell.
    The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. Interested in sponsoring "The Swab"? Reach out to hearhere@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rate and review on your preferred podcast app.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 33 min
    Nurse Julie - She's Felt the Light!

    Nurse Julie - She's Felt the Light!

    Generally speaking, as a nurse, if all your patients die, you are doing it wrong. Hospice Nurse Julie, however, is doing her own thing. In this hilarious episode of The Swab, Nurse Georgie Carroll does not listen, because she still doesn’t plan on dying, ever. 
    Follow Hospice Nurse Julie for some funny and helpful nursing content: Hospice Nurse Julie Tiktok Hospice Nurse Julie Instagram
    If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things - join our FB page and let us know your story. Lots of cool nurses in there already, come and have a chat with your kindred spirits! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    If you’re not already following Georgie on her social media here are her links:Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube
    For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing. With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you! ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery. Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December. 
    The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. If you are interested in sponsoring "The Swab", email hearhere@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rate and review on your preferred podcast app.
    Producer - Stuart Buckland and Sez O'Neil Development Producer - Brittany Frappell
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min
    Rachel Steadman - Steady Hand in the ED!

    Rachel Steadman - Steady Hand in the ED!

    Join The Swab Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    Rachel Steadman has a spent a decade on the ED and is still in the waiting room awaiting treatment. Only kidding! She works there. Who doesn’t love a natter with an Emergency Nurse? Georgie does for sure, come eavesdrop. If you’re not already following Georgie on her social media here are her links: Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube  For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing. With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you! ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery. Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December. 
    If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things, join the FB group and let us know in there, it might feature in the show! The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. Interested in sponsoring The Swab with Georgie Carroll? Email hearhere@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rate and review on your preferred podcast app.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 30 min
    Lucy Osborn - Osborn to nurse kids!

    Lucy Osborn - Osborn to nurse kids!

    Lucy Osborn nurse kids, bleugh! Someone has to, because children are disease riddled and cloddish. More parents than children were harmed in the making of this episode. Georgie discovers that children say the darndest things, but you have to sedate them to get the really good stuff. Follow Lucy Osborn for funny nursing videos and content on Instagram Lucy Osborn Instagram
    Have you joined The Swab Facebook group?  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    Follow Nurse Georgie Carroll on social media: Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    This podcast is brought to you by eNurse. eNurse is Australia’s leading nurse shop, specialising in everything that a nurse would need to survive every shift. From high-quality and stylish nursing scrub sets to handheld study guides and nursing equipment, we are truly a one-stop shop for everything you need. With Chrissy coming up, check out the beautiful Xmas scrubs that will definitely bring a bit of festive cheer to your rounds! As they say at Enurse - “we love our nurses and want them to love us back!” It will be hard for you not to with this quality gear. AND OF COURSE - we have a little deal for you. When you go to the website and make your choices, use the code Georgie10 to get 10% off your purchase! Valid until November 15. Super comfy scrubs, huge range of accessories, equipment, footwear and educational products. Check out their website here: https://www.enurse.com.au and the eNurse blog https://www.enurse.com.au/blog
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing. With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you! ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery. Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December.
    If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things, join the FB group and let us know in there, it might feature in the show! The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. Interested in sponsoring The Swab? email  hearhere@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rating and review on your podcast app.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Hospice Nurse Penny - Penny for her Thoughts!

    Hospice Nurse Penny - Penny for her Thoughts!

    Georgie believes Tik Tok is no place for death rattle, it might start a craze then all the kids will be doing it. Penny on the other hand bloody loves it, what is wrong with hospice nurses and why will they not shut up about dying. 
    If you want to to follow Penny for some funny and helpful nursing content, here are her socials:
    Hospice Nurse Penny Tiktok Hospice Nurse Penny Instagram Hospice Nurse Penny Facebook If you’re not already following Georgie on her social media, here are her links:
    Georgie Carroll Facebook Georgie Carroll Instagram Georgie Carroll Youtube
    For more on Georgie Carroll and her comedy gigs - check out https://www.georgiecarroll.com/. 
    This podcast is brought to you by eNurse. eNurse is Australia’s leading nurse shop, specialising in everything that a nurse would need to survive every shift. From high-quality and stylish nursing scrub sets to handheld study guides and nursing equipment, we are truly a one-stop shop for everything you need. With Chrissy coming up, check out the beautiful Xmas scrubs that will definitely bring a bit of festive cheer to your rounds! As they say at Enurse - “we love our nurses and want them to love us back!” It will be hard for you not to with this quality gear.  AND OF COURSE - we have a little deal for you. When you go to the website and make your choices, use the code Georgie10 to get 10% off your purchase! Valid until November 15. Super comfy scrubs, huge range of accessories, equipment, footwear and educational products. Check out their website here: https://www.enurse.com.au Also, have a look at the eNurse blog page. Some great thinking on there! : https://www.enurse.com.au/blog
    The Swab is proudly sponsored by the Australian College of Nursing. With graduate certificates across more than 20 nursing specialities, ACN's diverse range of graduate courses are available to help up-skill, upgrade and uplift you! ACN is on a mission to ensure nurses are equipped for the challenges and expectations they face on the job, with access to educational, research, advocacy and leadership opportunities that will keep them highly skilled and at the cutting edge of health care delivery. Start now and study online today! Visit www.acn.edu.au/studynow and use the code SWAB for a discount on your next course when you sign up before 20th December. If you're a nurse and want to share a funny nursing story - or if you know a legendary nurse who does amazing nursing things - join our FB page and let us know your story. Lots of cool nurses in there already, come and have a chat with your kindred spirits!
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048571625868027
    The Swab with Georgie Carroll is produced by Ampel - visit https://ampel.com.au to find out more. If you are interested in sponsoring "The Swab", email hearhere@ampel.com.au. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave the show a rate and review on your preferred podcast app.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 32 min

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