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'Can nurses' frustrations be better used to improve the profession?'

This week I was in a meeting where people were discussing the importance of emphasising the breadth of nursing practice to both the profession and the public.

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Get ahead, don’t lose your way

Get ahead, don’t lose your way

If you know how to realise your ambitions, you can develop your career successfully

It’s time to embrace informatics

It’s time to embrace informatics

Informatics provide opportunities to improve and manage care in new ways

Strategies to avoid unnecessary transfusions

Strategies to avoid unnecessary transfusions Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Patient Blood Management aims to reduce inappropriate transfusions and ensure they are only given where they are clinically indicated

An ethical defence of the Liverpool Care Pathway

An ethical defence of the Liverpool Care Pathway Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

A recent review of end-of-life care recommended phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway despite finding that, when properly used, it is a model of good practice

Using subcutaneous fluids in end-of-life care

Using subcutaneous fluids in end-of-life care Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Evidence supporting the use of subcutaneous fluids in patients nearing the end of life is limited. The benefits of this intervention must be considered on an individual basis

How to administer eye drops and ointments

How to administer eye drops and ointments Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

The administration of topical eye medications must be given the same priority and attention to safety as drugs administered by the systemic route

Recognising and managing transfusion reactions

Recognising and managing transfusion reactions Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014

Patients receiving blood transfusions can die if errors are made and if the signs of a severe reaction are not recognised and acted on at an early stage

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Anatomy of Writing

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses (second edition)

1-Oct-2014

‘This book is suitable for nurses at all stages of their careers and in all specialities.’

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There’s no magic to improving nursing but some tricks can help to facilitate success

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Keeping your nursing practice up to date should not be underrated

Keeping your nursing practice updated

25-Sep-2014

Staying up-to-date can be challenging, but there are ways nurses can meet their CPD requirements without breaking the bank

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Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses

Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses

A preceptorship group programme has helped newly qualified nurses recruited to work in a mental health trust to develop their skills and confidence

Deputies' Congress 2014

"This event promises to be the best place to help you manage your career and the day-to-day demands of your jobs"

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Exclusive: Return to practice courses to be free in bid to tempt former nurses

23-Sep-2014

Health Education England will pay for courses to encourage former nurses to return to the profession, Nursing Times can reveal ahead of a campaign to help address national staff shortages.

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'Have your say on research priorities for end-of-life care'

'Have your say on research priorities for end-of-life care' Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Palliative care helps people with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.

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Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'

29-Sep-2014

The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.

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Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

22-Sep-2014

There is a “real and continuing problem” over the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns about patient care, according to a report submitted to a national inquiry into whistleblowing.

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Are you paying too much tax?

Are you paying too much tax?

1-Aug-2014

Personal Taxation Services debunks the myth that it’s easy to manage your own tax relief, and shows you just how much you could claim for - and how much you can save

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