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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.
The world is a dangerous and sometimes intolerant place.
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?
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We talk to Michaela Nuttall, CVD coordinator for Public Health Bromley, partner at Smart Health Solutions and health director at HeartAge, who has been a nurse for 22 years.
A summary of social media activity from Make Every Contact Count Day 21 January 2015
Experienced nurses could learn a thing or two from their younger selves
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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.
‘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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