Opinion and debate
Your views and opinions on current events in nursing
The big question
One of the profession’s most authoritative champions recently told Nursing Times that nurse leadership is lacking from the ward right up to the House of Lords.
In the hotseat ...
Unison is now balloting its members who work in the NHS. There are a lot of myths fl ying around and I would like to address some of them.
60 seconds with ...
We talk to Janice Stevens, managing director of Health Education West Midlands, who started her nurse training in 1977.
Education on the care and prevention of non-healing wounds is vital for patients as well as nurses, says Carol Hedger
This book is an essential read for anyone considering or already working as a paid carer, or training to be nurse. I stress “paid” carer – because this indicates a choice to enter this “world”.
If people can visualise your ideas, they are more likely to be taken on
Apparently I have to have a wisdom tooth removed. “It’s facing completely the wrong way,” the dentist said, as if I had somehow arranged for it to grow in the direction of Belgium on purpose. “I’ll refer you to the dental hospital - don’t hold your breath.”
Poll of the Week
It is crucial that all new technology introduced to healthcare settings is easy to use for staff.