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The big question: what do you think of Labour’s pledge to fund 20,000 more NHS nurses?


Ed Miliband has pledged that Labour will deliver 36,000 extra staff for the NHS including 20,000 extra nurses if it wins next year’s general election.

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Carol-Anne Murphy

60 seconds with...Carol-Anne Murphy, nurse consultant at the 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust


We talk to Carol-Anne Murphy (nee Kelly), nurse consultant at the 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust, who qualified as a mental health nurse in 1986.

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Carol Hedger

Promoting self wound care


Education on the care and prevention of non-healing wounds is vital for patients as well as nurses, says Carol Hedger

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Anatomy of Writing

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses (second edition)


‘This book is suitable for nurses at all stages of their careers and in all specialities.’

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Help lead your staff to success


There’s no magic to improving nursing but some tricks can help to facilitate success

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'Scotland debate shows NHS is of value, not a privatised play area'

If Scotland votes for independence, who gets Lulu? I know she is very small and hardly any trouble but we should be told.

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Keeping your nursing practice up to date should not be underrated

Keeping your nursing practice updated


Staying up-to-date can be challenging, but there are ways nurses can meet their CPD requirements without breaking the bank

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Marie Cooper

'We have a new approach to tackle lack of choice in end-of-life care'


Why are so many people dying in hospitals who have no clinical need, or indeed wish to be there?

Lisa Bayliss-Pratt

'Our nurse fellowship aims to transform older people’s care'


Why do I have to explain why older people’s nursing is so important and why I am championing it?

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis twitter chat

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis twitter chat


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