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This week's Nursing Times

Signing paper

Revalidation risks 'must be assessed before decision to launch'


Members of the UK nursing regulator’s council have highlighted a number of risks that could arise from revalidation and have called for an assessment of their potential impact.

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Hospitals struggling to hit own targets for nurse staffing levels


The ability of NHS acute trusts to employ sufficient numbers of nurses on hospital wards has worsened this year compared with 2014, despite record levels of recruitment.

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NICE abandons plan to publish A&E safe staffing guidance


Plans to publish safe nurse staffing guidance for accident and emergency departments have been abandoned in a U-turn by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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More news

Dee Sissons

'All staff must know when and how to refer to palliative care'


Nurses play a critical role in ensuring people with a terminal illness can achieve the best possible quality of life in the time they have left.

Miriam Etter

"It’s hard to reason with someone who thinks a sick new mother just needs to stay home and eat to get well"

By returning to the continent of her birth to improve neonatal care, Miriam Etter is now securing a better start in life for others

Liz McCall

"Water, electricity and the internet are actually luxuries"

We talk to Liz McCall, who is a voluntary community outreach nurse in reproductive health with VSO in Gamghadi, Nepal.


Job of the week

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