Issue : 1 November 2011
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What to expect from your student nursing placements Subscription
Over the course of your education you will be placed in a variety of different areas and specialisms. Each will have its own unique opportunities for learning and development …
Your placement learning objectives decodedSubscription
At first glance, your placement documentation can be daunting. We’ve pulled apart the most commonly used wording to help you understand exactly what you’re being asked to do.
Ministers need to put patient safety first when considering healthcare assistant regulation, says Baroness Masham
This week is 'Prepare for Placement' week Subscription
Are you due to go on placement or on placement now but in need of a little advice? We can help!
Whistleblowers seek better legal protectionSubscription
A group of whistleblowers including nurses, doctors and managers plans to challenge the government over the level of protection provided to staff who raise concerns.
The government has made unions a renewed offer on pensions that it claims equates to an 8% increase on previous proposals.
Public sector workers to join pensions rallySubscription
Public sector workers will join a rally on Wednesday as part of a growing union campaign against the Government’s controversial pension reforms, with threatened strike action across the UK just a few weeks away.
Care home operator HC-One launchedSubscription
A new company formed from Southern Cross’s largest landlord NHP and turnaround experts Court Cavendish has become the UK’s third largest care home operator.
The government’s public health reforms risk creating a “dysfunctional division” among children’s nursing services, with a gulf developing between health visiting and school nursing, MPs are warning.
Nurse sacked over Facebook patient pictureSubscription
A nurse who posted a picture of a patient on Facebook was dismissed from her job, it has emerged.