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A new role to improve mentorship standards

A new role to improve mentorship standards Subscription Required

A lead mentor role has been developed to promote high standards of nurse mentorship across a large health board. Evaluation so far shows positive results

Opening up placement opportunities for students

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Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR

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Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term

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Developing compassion in pre-registration education

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Choosing the right recruits to education programmes, and providing appropriate educational content, will foster compassion among nursing students

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Putting the 6Cs at the heart of nurse education

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Higher education institutions must recruit nursing students with the right values. One university is using multiple mini-interviews to assess compassion and empathy

Online training launched to reduce dehydration risk

Nursing Times launches online training to reduce dehydration risk

A free online learning unit launched today aims to educate nursing staff in preventing avoidable harm from dehydration.

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Child in hospital

More children's nurses needed to reverse child mortality rate

The UK needs to train many more children’s nurses if it is to reverse the “worrying” state of child health, according to a leading academic and expert in paediatric nursing.

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Nurse-led initiative aims to support newly-qualifieds

A trust in East Anglia is set to launch a “nursing academy” for newly-qualified nurses, in a bid to retain and recruit staff.

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University honours contribution of two leading nurses

Two leading names in nursing and midwifery have been awarded honorary doctorates by Bournemouth University.

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Student nurses need duty to speak out ‘ingrained’ in training, says Hunt

Speaking out about mistakes should be “ingrained” in the training of student nurses and doctors, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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'Does it really need to be so tough to become a nurse?'

'Does it really need to be so tough to become a nurse?' Subscription Required

I’m writing this from London, where I’m in the middle of my dream elective placement: a week in paediatric intensive care and a week at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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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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