Opinion and debate
Your views and opinions on current events in nursing
The big question
The World Health Organisation has recently said that electronic cigarettes should face greater restrictions on their use, sale and promotion.
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Improving nurses’ knowledge of dementia care is crucial, says Cliff Kilgore
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We talk to Andrea Denton, senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, who has been a nurse for 29 years.
Sandra Smith has drawn on skills learnt in jobs as diverse as army driver and hairdresser in her healthcare career
‘This is book is aimed at pre-registration nursing students and other healthcare students but would also be appropriate for training or qualified assistant practitioners.’
Informatics provide opportunities to improve and manage care in new ways
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
One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’.
#NTtwitchat live debate: Should the government cap the amount NHS providers can pay for using agency staff?
We asked the online nursing community what they had to say about putting a cap on NHS providers use of agency staff. Here is what they had to say: