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Students may have a different cultural background and this should be recognised

Ensuring cultural safety in nurse education Subscription Required

Cultural understanding reduces the barriers generated by prejudice and stereotyping, and can help health professionals provide person-focused care.

Setting standards for high-quality placements

Setting standards for high-quality placements Subscription Required

Standards were developed to help give organisations offering clinical placements confidence that their placements provide high-quality realistic learning opportunities

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries Subscription Required

Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.

Detail from myCOPD: patients can view training videos at a time that suits them

Improving outcomes with online COPD self-care Subscription Required

An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.

Real-time data on a patient's health status can be accessed by the patient and nurses

Caring from a distance: the role of telehealth Subscription Required

Research highlights how community nurses can overcome some of the barriers that deter them from using telehealth to remotely monitor patients at home.


Treasury 'looking' at replacing student nurse bursaries with loans

Ministers could end free university education for student nurses in a bid to boost the numbers joining the NHS workforce, under proposals put forward by national education bodies.

Queen's Nursing Institute

QNI plans to help new generation of community nurse leaders

The Queen’s Nursing Institute will launch two initiatives next year to support the “pressing need for excellent practitioners to lead our community nursing services”, its chief executive has said.

New group to represent Scotland’s academic nurse leaders

The Council of Deans of Health has launched a new group in Scotland to be the “voice” of education and research for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals.

Florence Nightingale Foundation

University honours leader of national nursing charity

The chief executive of the Florence Nightingale Foundation has been given an honorary doctorate in recognition of her services to nursing and midwifery.

Nursing and Midwifery Council

NMC to consider reducing CPD requirement for revalidation

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to discuss reducing the number of hours of continuing professional development required by its new system of checks to remain on the register every three years.

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'Received a poor mark? Shake off that negativity' Subscription Required

Getting module results which are below what you were expecting can be a blow to your confidence, self-esteem and sometimes, your outlook on life. It will certainly leave you questioning why on earth you bother.

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Skills to ensure success in mentoring and other workplace learning approaches Subscription Required

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