Opinion and debate
Your views and opinions on current events in nursing
The big question
More than 60% of nurses say they have suffered the side-effects of work-related stress, such as physical or mental health problems in the past year.
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International Stop the Pressure day
60 seconds with ...
60 seconds with Bernadette O’Gorman, community matron and manager of paediatric palliative care team Life Force
We talk to Bernadette O’Gorman (pictured with Joe McCallum), community matron and manager of paediatric palliative care team Life Force, at Whittington Health in north London, who has been nursing for 30 years.
‘I would recommend this book and also this series of books to student nurses at any point of their training.’
It felt as though the lead-up to Christmas started earlier this year.
Poll of the Week
A paltry 1% is all you can afford for nurses, and that at the price of incremental payments. So where has all the money gone? There has been quite a lot of it, hasn’t there?
We asked healthcare professionals within the Twitter community to nominate who they felt deserved to be crowned “Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014”
It has been another year of uncertainty and short-term fixes for the health service.
It’s hard to argue against values-based recruitment (VBR): intuitively we all want those who recruit healthcare staff and students to look at a person’s values alongside their technical skills or ability.