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Susan Semple, 2014 Bevan Prize winner, talks about caring for Belfast’s homeless people
“I was on duty the night the camp was invaded. We had two duties to perform - prepare for a mass casualty and be mindful of security and defense of the hospital.
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The NHS has a large carbon footprint, emitting the equivalent of 21 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
So who did you vote for? As the NHS promise auction unfolded, I smiled as each fantasy unravelled.
Why aren’t there many bald politicians? Or politicians in wheelchairs?
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We talk to Peter Gill, ManVan nurse adviser at Welsh charity Tenovus Cancer Care, who has been a nurse for 30 years.
We spoke to Dee Simmons from Marie Curie about what good end of life care looks like and how nurses can increase their confidence in this area
I am not normally a big fan of the awareness days and weeks that seem to exist for everything and anything. But for me, the following event is different, because the issue it highlights is so fundamental, not just to nurses but to all of us – namely end of life care.
The NHS constitution requires the NHS to provide a comprehensive service available to all irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, gender reassignment, parental status or marital or civil partnership status.
‘The highlight of the book is the practical application, which should support practitioners and service users to understand, apply and see improvements in quality of care.’
How to effectively handle bullying in the workplace at the time of an attack