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Nursing Times (NT) has opened nominations to find the country’s most inspirational nursing leaders. The individual could come from a frontline nursing role, management, research and academia.
Small changes, big differences
Nursing staff can and should be involved in the procurement of the products that they use on a daily basis.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), NHS Supply Chain and the Clinical Procurement Specialist Network (CPSN), have joined forces to help nursing staff use their unparalleled knowledge and experience to have a say in how their trust purchases and utilises key clinical supplies.
Watch their video (above) to find out how this approach is ensuring greater levels of patient safety and saving money at Tower Hamlets PCT.
Effective teams need a shared purpose. Building teams requires a teaming strategy to ensure all members are clear about their role and the team’s purpose.
Many years ago I became involved in the care of a young man who had been readmitted to hospital.
The revised Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct has restored some responsibility to nurses for ensuring their patients receive good nutritional care.
The chief nursing officer for England has revealed she will be launching a new strategy for the profession, saying “the landscape has changed” since the last one was devised in 2012.
Nursing can be stressful. Ensure you know how to access resources to ease anxieties