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'Myers Briggs test could enable personal and reflective journey'

'Myers Briggs test could enable personal and reflective journey' Subscription Required


Most, if not all, nurses join the profession to nurse and rarely to become managers or leaders.

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Reflective practice can raise the quality and consistency of nursing care

How do nurses experience reflective practice? Subscription Required


A research project explored frontline mental health nurses’ experiences of reflective practice, leading to recommendations on how it can be fostered.

Poor housing can have serious consequences on an individual’s health

Social class and its influence on health Subscription Required


While individuals’ socioeconomic status is the most significant social influence on health and wellbeing, wealth distribution through society as a whole also plays a part.

Both patients and staff believe rounding does not necessarily improve care

Staff and patient views on intentional rounding Subscription Required


The efficacy of intentional rounding has been widely debated and questioned so one trust carried out a review to ascertain staff and patient views on its effectiveness.

Best practice statements should only be based on robust research

Best-practice statements: should we use them? Subscription Required


Best-practice statements are useful in theory but their effectiveness may be compromised by varied development methods and a lack of implementation evaluation.

A dementia first aid course for family carers

A dementia first aid course for family carers Subscription Required


A dementia first aid course dealing with frustrating and challenging behaviour was set up to support people who care for members of their family with dementia.

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Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology - second edition


‘This innovative book would be beneficial to any students learning anatomy and physiology especially those struggling with anatomical concepts.’

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Looking for a career change?

Visit our dedicated Career Zone for interview and application advice, whether you're looking for a career change, a new position or your first nursing role.

What makes a good nurse mentor?

A good mentor can have a profound effect on student nurses and their progress

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The best of both worlds

A career close to practice and steeped in research is a rare thing for nurses, but it’s what is on offer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Power to the people

If you want a say in how your organisation is run, better opportunities and a chance to improve your clinical skills, consider a career at Nottingham University Hospitals where the decisions are shared.

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Anaphylaxis management: Importance of better informed prescribing

It is estimated that one in 1,333 members of the English population has experienced a severe allergic reaction during their lives. Anaphylaxis affects the airway, breathing, circulation or a combination of the three.

NT Leaders 2015

NT Leaders 2015

Inspirational leadership celebrated at Nursing Times Leaders reception

Some of the UK’s most inspirational nurses leaders gathered on 30 September at a reception in London to celebrate Nursing Times Leaders 2015.

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Nursing Times Learning has re-launched with features designed specifically to help support you in meeting your revalidation requirements.

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NMC approves introduction of nurse revalidation in April


The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today approved plans for the introduction of a major new system of competency checks for registered nurses and midwives, with the regulator’s chief executive describing it as a “historic” moment.

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'Can practice nurses really offer holistic care?'


Probably the greatest benefit to patients that nurses provide is their holistic focus. Other health professionals deal with specific aspects of patients’ needs, but nurses see the whole patient, and consider that patient’s needs from every angle. In fact, it’s the ability to provide holistic care that attracts many people to join the profession.

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'We want our staff to be able to challenge the status quo'

'We want our staff to be able to challenge the status quo'

My workplace was awarded the Best Place to Work for 2015 in the acute care category of Nursing Times’ and HSJ’s top employers list. I have been reflecting on how we achieved this and the role I played.

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