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Nursing news

The latest nursing and healthcare news divided by sector

Unison nurses vote in favour of strike action over NHS pay

18-Sep-2014

Nurses and other NHS workers in England have voted in favour of strike action over the government’s pay deal in a Unison ballot.

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Care home nurses say their education and training needs are ‘neglected’

17-Apr-2015

“Neglected” care home nurses are failing to receive adequate preparation for the role and are unable to access the same career development opportunities as NHS nurses, according to a survey.

Housework keeps older adults ‘physically and emotionally fit’

17-Apr-2015

Older adults who get exercise through housework tend to feel emotionally and physically better than those who do not tackle household chores, according to US nurse researchers.

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Nurse recognised for improving care of children with diabetes  

17-Apr-2015

A specialist nurse from North Devon District Hospital has won an award for his dedication to enhancing care for children and young people with diabetes.

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Care Quality Commission

CQC criticises trust for letting unregistered staff do nurse tasks

16-Apr-2015

A trust has been criticised by regulators after newly-qualified staff awaiting registration were found badged as nurses and providing care that should be done by registered staff.

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Housework keeps older adults ‘physically and emotionally fit’

17-Apr-2015

Older adults who get exercise through housework tend to feel emotionally and physically better than those who do not tackle household chores, according to US nurse researchers.

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Housework keeps older adults ‘physically and emotionally fit’

17-Apr-2015

Older adults who get exercise through housework tend to feel emotionally and physically better than those who do not tackle household chores, according to US nurse researchers.

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Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Nurse recognised for improving care of children with diabetes  

17-Apr-2015

A specialist nurse from North Devon District Hospital has won an award for his dedication to enhancing care for children and young people with diabetes.

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Student video promotes understanding between nurses and patients

Student video promotes understanding between nurses and patients

13-Apr-2015

A group of nursing students have made a video to promote collaboration between nurses and patients, and emphasise that clinicians are “human too”.

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'24-hour palliative support can make a huge difference to A&E'

1-Apr-2015

Seldom out of the headlines lately, the accident and emergency pressures debate is no doubt set for many more outings in the run up to the election.

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UK polling station

What NHS pledges would make you want to vote in the 2015 general election?

13-Apr-2015

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Can we teach the next generation of nurses compassion?

Can we teach the next generation of nurses compassion?

17-Apr-2015

With reviews and reports throwing up questions about whether there exists a lack of compassion in healthcare, Emma Vincent asks if compassion truly is something that can be taught.

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