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As a nurse I always believed we could put up a wall when looking after patients, and that we wouldn't have to worry about them after our eight-hour shift. Whether we are working in a general ward, palliative care or a hospice unit, all nurses will deal with death and the dying patient at some point in their nursing career. When I moved into palliative care and became a palliative care nurse, my emotions about my patients deepened as they become almost like family due to the multiple times that they were admitted into the Unit. Even though we were sad when their time came to pass away, I knew that it was another family that had to deal with the tragedy and grief that follows.