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A simulation of patient handovers in a safe environment can help student nurses to develop the skills and confidence needed to carry out this process effectively
Developing a student task group helped generate enthusiasm and provided valuable feedback and insight into how student experience could be improved
Student nurses are often accused of being too academic and lacking caring values, but a study found new students have strong values and caring attitudes
Becoming a mentor has long been regarded as an important step in a nurse’s career development and in many healthcare organisations is an essential criterion for promotion.
Training unregistered care home staff improved the quality of care, which reduced the number of hospital admissions as well as the incidence of pressure ulcers and falls
Plans for new apprenticeships to fast-track healthcare assistants into nursing must not be used as a way to dilute the graduate-level profession nurses have worked towards for many years, say nursing leaders.
Healthcare assistants already working in hospitals will be able to skip the traditional degree route and train on the job to become a nurse under a new initiative, it has been announced.
Dr Alison Chambers is to succeed leading nurse academic Professor David Sines as pro vice chancellor and executive dean of Buckinghamshire New University’s faculty of society and health.
Results from a major study showing cutting hospital nurse numbers is linked to reduced patient safety also applies to community settings, according to the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
Nurses, social workers, health services and the organisations they work with must be better trained to understand domestic violence and help those experiencing it, the National Institute of Health and Social Care has said.
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action we explore a partnership between an immunisation manager and an immunisation nurse from a nurse-led advice service
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Workplace learning can be supported using various approaches but for this to be effective it is crucial that those supporting learners have the right skills