Category list : Compassion
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'Intelligence and bravery wins awards'Subscription
The media and the public seem to need telling constantly that nursing isn’t what they think it is.
Making visible the unseen elements of nursingSubscription
Much of the work nurses do is unseen. Recognition of this work would help shape education and practice, and ensure society has an accurate view of the profession.
Safe staffing levels are vital to high-quality care so a community nursing service developed a tool to align anticipated patients’ care needs and staff availability.
The vast majority of the public think nurses are under-appreciated for the work they do, with nearly 60% ranking the profession as the most under-valued in Britain, according to a new poll.
How do nurses experience reflective practice?Subscription
A research project explored frontline mental health nurses’ experiences of reflective practice, leading to recommendations on how it can be fostered.
The “6Cs” nursing values will remain at the heart of a new nursing strategy for England and there will be a strong community focus to forthcoming guidance on staffing, the chief nursing officer has said.
Helping nurses reconnect with their compassionSubscription
A programme developed to support compassionate nursing practice has helped nurses to reconnect with the compassion that brought them into the profession.
'Nurses need time to be compassionate'Subscription
There is only one opportunity to get end-of-life care right for patients and their loved ones.
End of life experts have reinforced the importance of values-based recruitment for student nurses to ensure they deliver care in a compassionate way, but claimed this quality can later be “destroyed” in the workplace.
A senior sister who spent her day off helping an elderly war veteran with dementia get home to Scotland is among seven staff chosen to receive an award by Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.