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Jackie Smith

Exclusive: 'We know we still have a lot to do,' says NMC leader

16-Apr-2014

The NMC is not failing and the planned fee rise could be worse, insists its chief executive Jackie Smith, who tells Shaun Lintern the regulator needs more time and money.

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NICE calls on nurses to up their game on infection control

17-Apr-2014

Nurses must remember basic hygiene measures in order to bring down “unacceptable” infection rates in the NHS, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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What to do if you are referred to the NMC

What to do if you are referred to the NMC Subscription Required

18-Apr-2014

Being subject to disciplinary proceedings can be a daunting experience; knowing about the process and being properly prepared can help reduce this anxiety

Continence advice by telehealth for young people

Continence advice by telehealth for young people Subscription Required

18-Apr-2014

Continence problems can limit the lives of young people with spina bifida. A nurse-led telehealth clinic used Skype for remote discussions to develop their independence

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'Expert patients cannot do it all – they still need expert care'

'Expert patients cannot do it all – they still need expert care'

18-Apr-2014

Patients with long-term conditions are often experts on their condition, which is why self-management is encouraged in diabetes.

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Listening is harder than you think Subscription Required

16-Apr-2014

A few years ago I met Tony Benn on a train from Nottingham to London. It was one of those chance encounters and as we started to talk Mr Benn asked me about my job, what I thought about nursing and the problems in the NHS.

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Brendan Brown

Brendan Brown: 'Clear roles and uniforms give patients clarity, and staff pride'

9-Apr-2014

Giving staff role clarity will help to will bring improvements to patient care, says Brendan Brown

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Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education

Creating & Sustaining Civility in nursing education

7-Apr-2014

‘While this book focuses on the work of a nurse educator with incivility and creating a culture of civility, anyone who works within the healthcare setting and interacts with patients would benefit from reading this book. ’

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Face your fears head-on

Face your fears head-on

Accept that fear is part of you and you can navigate through it to become successful

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Nursing times leaders

Nursing Times leaders

Do you know a nursing leader who deserves recognition?

Nursing Times is looking for the UK’s top nursing leaders, and we need your help.

Major review of nurse education and training in England

15-Apr-2014

A major review of pre- and post-registration training for nurses and midwives in England is to be carried out to improve standards of patient care, Nursing Times can reveal.

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Social media pioneers

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Homerton University Hospital

Exclusive: Homerton safety review after claims from 'unhappy midwives'

9-Apr-2014

Commissioners have ordered an external review of the maternity unit at Homerton University Hospital Trust in the light of ongoing “safety concerns” raised by an anonymous group of midwives.

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Why management skills are a priority for nurses

Why management skills are a priority for nurses

Management skills are often valued less than leadership and clinical skills, but the NHS would come to a standstill without them

Right diagnosis - but the treatment will kill the patient

Right diagnosis - but the treatment will kill the patient

17-Apr-2014

Suggesting we haven’t money to pay healthcare workers when we’re still bailing out banks that are ripping people off is laughable.

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Jacqueline O'Brien

60 seconds with...Jacqueline O'Brien, staff nurse at University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust

16-Apr-2014

We talk to Jacqueline O’Brien, staff nurse at University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust, caremaker and chair of the Student Quality Ambassador scheme, who qualified in September 2013.

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Great opportunities to extend clinical skills across acute and community settings

15-Apr-2014

Carolyn Morrice, new chief nurse, says nursing is at the heart of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust’s vision

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