Hospital porters, caterers, doctors and trust chief executives will be asked to embrace the “6Cs,” under plans to extend the set of core nursing values to all staff working in the NHS in England, Nursing Times can reveal.
Hospital chiefs have been accused of “burying their heads in the sand” over midwife shortages, after figures suggested a quarter of NHS trusts had not assessed their workforce needs for at least four years.
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Interactive games should play a role in staff engagement, says Stephen Pattrick
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‘I would recommend this book to student nurses who want to develop their decision making skills.’
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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.
Social media pioneers
The largest hospital trust in England has begun using an online system that encourages staff to discuss concerns and ideas directly and anonymouslywith senior managers.
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Research by the Health & Social Care Information Centre has identified a sharp and substantial increase in obesity levels amongst adults and children between 1993 and 2011
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60 seconds with...Jacqueline O'Brien, staff nurse at University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust
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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