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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing

'Are NICE's new guidelines on type 2 diabetes truly patient centred?'

'Are NICE's new guidelines on type 2 diabetes truly patient centred?'

6-Aug-2015 | Updated: 27-Aug-2015

Due to be published in August, the latest NICE guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes have been available for consultation since January.

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Irene Hall

'We are now contending with the public’s unrealistic expectation of what they are entitled to'

Irene Hall reflects on her 50 years in the NHS and what has changed during that time

Liz Lees2

'The NHS can be guilty of introducing changes without due regard to evidence'

By conducting research, Liz Lees strives to make sure nursing is robust and evidence based

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Shrewbridge Oakley

'Cancer CNSs are not only cost effective, but also invaluable'

18-Aug-2015

A recent report on cancer care in England suggests patients should have access to a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) to help coordinate their care. The reasons for this are manifest.

Dee Sissons

'All staff must know when and how to refer to palliative care'

25-Jul-2015

Nurses play a critical role in ensuring people with a terminal illness can achieve the best possible quality of life in the time they have left.

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Mark Radcliffe

'Nursing needs to find a better way of protecting itself'

There are certain things that, on the face of it, are perfectly inoffensive expressions of taste or belief, but cannot be comfortably said in our country.

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Jenni Middleton

'Everyone can reap the rewards of revalidation'

19-Aug-2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new system of revalidation is likely to be introduced in April 2016.

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The patients we choose not to touch

The patients we choose not to touch

31-Aug-2015

I recently read the novel Even the Dogs, which is a fascinating insight into the lives of homeless and vulnerable people.

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