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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing


The big question: should unions accept the 1% pay rise?


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Claudine Wetherall: 'Protect the 'nurse' title to boost the status of the profession'

'Practice learning is the responsibility of everyone'


The Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote that the only constant in our world is change. This idea applies to the current state of pre-registration nursing, which is once again undergoing review.

Carmel Blackie

'Health professionals can help create a more tolerant society'


The world is a dangerous and sometimes intolerant place.

'The prevailing culture is quite rageful and assaults the NHS'

Nursing is a funny old muffin. It’s spent 20-odd years turning itself into a profession, edging along the park bench of jobs towards the doctors and the teachers, and away from the oddly dressed vocations like the performance artist or nun. Yet somehow it never fully arrives, does it?

More Mark Radcliffe

Michaela Nuttall

60 seconds with... a CVD coordinator for Public Health Bromley


We talk to Michaela Nuttall, CVD coordinator for Public Health Bromley, partner at Smart Health Solutions and health director at Heart UK, who has been a nurse for 22 years.

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Make Every Contact Count - twitter discussion


A summary of social media activity from Make Every Contact Count Day 21 January 2015

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New year, so let’s look at the old you


Experienced nurses could learn a thing or two from their younger selves

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Poll of the Week

Are hospital Chaplaincy services really under the knife and is urgent action necessary?

Are hospital chaplaincy services really under the knife and is urgent action necessary?


There are many financial pressures and problems being faced by the NHS and it is clear that 2015 is set to be another difficult year for health authorities up and down the country.

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Dementia and the family

Dementia and the family


‘This is a book that is aimed at families although the author does suggest that other carers, either paid or unpaid might also benefit from the ideas contained within it and I have no reason to disagree with this.’

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