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This week's Nursing Times

'We want to know why you are #proud2nurse'

17-Sep-2014

I hope that every day you are #proud2nurse. Our new campaign aims to restore pride in a profession that should always be proud of what it achieves.

Safe administration of blood components

Safe administration of blood components Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Blood transfusion carries potentially serious hazards. Nurses have an important role in ensuring safe administration and in maintaining records to provide an audit trail

Opening up placement opportunities for students

Opening up placement opportunities for students Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term

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Clinical article archive

'Private patient wards are a great source of revenue for the NHS'

'Private patient wards are a great source of revenue for the NHS' Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

In the past few years, the NHS has been subject to massive media scrutiny.

Women from deprived areas less likely to receive antenatal care

17-Sep-2014

More needs to be done to help poor women through pregnancy, experts have said after new research found that they have a worse experience than better-off mothers-to-be.

Network set up for UK clinical nurse educators

17-Sep-2014

Britain’s first national network for clinical nurse educators is to be launched in October.

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Queen's Nursing Institute

Nurse pedals length of Britain for Queen’s Nurses charity

17-Sep-2014

A nurse is in “fine fettle” after successfully cycling the length of Britain to raise funds for a community nursing charity.

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Ebola virus

What you need to know about Ebola Subscription Required

8-Aug-2014

Unclear on the symptoms, risk factors and modes of transmission of Ebola? WHO’s factsheet

Carol Hedger

Promoting self wound care

Education on the care and prevention of non-healing wounds is vital for patients as well as nurses, says Carol Hedger

Janice Stevens

60 seconds with...Janice Stevens, managing director of Health Education West Midlands

We talk to Janice Stevens, managing director of Health Education West Midlands, who started her nurse training in 1977.

Bernie Carter

60 seconds with... Bernie Carter

We talk to Bernie Carter, professor of children’s nursing at the University of Central Lancashire and Alder Hey Children’s Foundation Trust, and clinical professor at the University of Tasmania, who has been a nurse for 37 years.

Front line Alzheimers

Frontline Alzheimer’s

16-Sep-2014

This book is an essential read for anyone considering or already working as a paid carer, or training to be nurse. I stress “paid” carer – because this indicates a choice to enter this “world”. 

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