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Resources for the nursing profession

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Osborne has pledged more money for the NHS, but at what cost?Subscription

24 November, 2015 By

Predictably enough, the chancellor has paved the way for tomorrow’s comprehensive spending review by revealing a crowd-pleasing headline to the media in advance.

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More trusts missing own nurse staffing targetsSubscription

17 November, 2015 By

More than nine out of 10 hospitals in England are failing to meet their own targets for the numbers of nurses working on wards, analysis has revealed.

Revalidation could spark initial surge in referrals to NMC

Revalidation could spark initial surge in referrals to NMCSubscription

13 November, 2015 By

The chief executive of the nursing regulator has said fitness to practise referrals are expected to increase in number after revalidation is introduced in April, but that in the long term it is hoped they will reduce.

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'How do we prepare our rising stars to deal with inflexibility?'

'How do we prepare our rising stars to deal with inflexibility?'Subscription

23 November, 2015

I was invited to speak to undergraduate nurses this week to promote postgraduate studies - an enjoyable task, as they were very keen.

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Unusual places to find a nurse...Subscription

20 November, 2015 By

Three nurses working in unusual settings reveal what makes their jobs special

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Come along to this student-run Stop the Pressure conferenceSubscription

12 November, 2015

Newly qualified staff nurse Rob Waterson discusses the upcoming free Stop the Pressure Conference London organised by a committee of student nurses

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Joshua's story

Joshua’s Story - Uncovering the Morecambe Bay NHS ScandalSubscription

24 November, 2015

’ There are so many lessons to be learned from Joshua’s Story and individual chapters from the book could be used for reflective discussions.’

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Educated for top-quality care

Educated for top-quality care

19 November, 2015

Nottingham University Hospitals is committed to an education strategy for its nursing staff that sees them gain advanced skills and clinical expertise

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Macmillan alumni

Join the Macmillan Alumni Video

19 November, 2015

The Macmillan Alumni now counts a broad mix of former Macmillan professionals among its members, including nurses, doctors, managers and information professionals.

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