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Nursing news

The latest nursing and healthcare news divided by sector

NHS Employers

Exclusive: NHS leader defends use of overseas nurses and agency staff

25-Feb-2015

The rhetoric and criticism surrounding the increasing use of overseas nurses to cope with NHS staffing shortages has been described as “insulting” by a senior health service manager.

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Carers gain 24/7 access to dementia patients with nurse-designed 'passport'

2-Mar-2015

Visiting hours restrictions have been lifted for carers of patients with dementia at a large trust in London, following the introduction of a “passport” designed by nurses.

NICE guidelines on safe staffing in maternity settings unveiled

27-Feb-2015

At least one registered midwife should be present for every woman who is in established labour, new guidelines on safe staffing in maternity settings in England have confirmed.

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Nursing students urged to challenge practice and 'managerialism'

27-Feb-2015

Mental health student nurses have been urged by leading academics and nurses to challenge conventional practice and take the lead in future research to develop new models of care and treatment.

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Carers gain 24/7 access to dementia patients with nurse-designed 'passport'

2-Mar-2015

Visiting hours restrictions have been lifted for carers of patients with dementia at a large trust in London, following the introduction of a “passport” designed by nurses.

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Community and district nursing

Dementia UK

Successful pilot boosts Norfolk nurse-led dementia services

24-Feb-2015

Three clinical commissioning groups are to invest in expanding dementia services in Norfolk after a successful scheme using specialist nurses to prevent unnecessary admissions and support carers.

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Carers gain 24/7 access to dementia patients with nurse-designed 'passport'

2-Mar-2015

Visiting hours restrictions have been lifted for carers of patients with dementia at a large trust in London, following the introduction of a “passport” designed by nurses.

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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist nurses lead world with support for young diabetics

27-Feb-2015

Two pioneering children’s diabetes specialist nurses in Rochdale were the first in the world to use an innovative new insulin pump to help young people manage their condition.

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Learning disability nursing

Care Quality Commission

East Anglian mental health trust should be in 'special measures'

3-Feb-2015

Regulators have said a mental health and learning disability trust should be placed in “special measures”, the support system for failing NHS organisations, after inspectors judged it to be “inadequate” and raised concerns about low staff morale.

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Julienne Meyer

'Most care homes don't have registered nurses working in them'

25-Feb-2015

Health, social care and housing need to be higher up on the political agenda. Existing systems do not support what needs to happen on the ground to meet the changing needs of older people.

Should student nurses receive training in how to raise concerns about care?

24-Feb-2015

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A real opportunity to embed healthcare into the very fabric of society

A real opportunity to embed healthcare into the very fabric of society

25-Feb-2015

We as nurses pride ourselves on our person-centred and holistic approach to caring for patients, particularly older people.

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