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Nurse Educators

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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.

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Iron deficiency anaemia: overlooked and under-treated?

An online survey of nurses was carried out to find out more about awareness and knowledge of iron deficiency anaemia

How board games can be used to improve safety

How board games can be used to improve safety Subscription Required

Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme.

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NMC to explore nurse education reform recommendations

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to look into the possibility of implementing recommendations from a recent wide-ranging review of nurse education, which included the suggestion that undergraduates should spend more time on general training before specialising.

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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Marsden pens nurse training partnership with university  

The University of East Anglia and the Royal Marsden School in London have announced a new educational partnership.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

TB and infection control nurses 'need clearer career pathways'

Specialist nurses working in infection prevention and control, and also tuberculosis treatment lack clearly defined career pathways and a standardised set of competencies for their roles, which is causing problems for workforce planning and recruitment, a study has indicated.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Local return to practice course starts in Lincolnshire

A return to practice scheme has started in Lincolnshire, with the aim of bringing back former nurses to the county’s acute and community services.

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Use of homophobic language is ‘common-place’ in NHS

A quarter of lesbian, gay and bisexual health and social care staff have experienced homophobic abuse from colleagues in the last five years, according a latest survey results.

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'I've had children start a conga line in the corridor'

'I've had children start a conga line in the corridor'

Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.

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Well-facilitated workplace learning can significantly improve individual and team effectiveness

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

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  


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