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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing



18-Jun-2015 | Updated: 22-Jun-2015

Nursing is arriving on time in a clean, ironed uniform. It is embodied by symbols like badges and fob watches, scissors and torches.

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Penny Hibberd

Making time meaningful

Penny Hibberd helps families of those with dementia spend quality time with their relative

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Angela Graves

'We're putting heart failure on the clinical, social, economic and political agenda'

A career in cardiac nursing led Angela Graves to a new role supporting patients with heart failure

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Blair McPherson

“Staff strategies must focus on reinvigorating existing talent”


The NHS is facing a crisis of talent and there simply isn’t enough to go round.


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The role of nurses in care homes is becoming increasingly important.

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Would you like a chance to win two tickets for this year's IPS Conference?


All you have to do is answer this simple question for your chance to win a pair of tickets to attend IPS’s annual conference in Liverpool on 28 -30 September 2015 for FREE* (worth £599 each). Exclusive to Student NT readers.

Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014

'Why cut agency costs to pay management consultants?'

As you get older it feels as though things come around increasingly quickly.

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'It’s time for nurses to make their voices heard'


The Royal College of Nursing has fired a warning shot from its congress this week in Bournemouth.

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'Start planning now and you'll find revalidation painless'


It’s been talked about for so long that nurses could be forgiven for thinking nurse revalidation would never happen. But it is happening – and it’s happening soon.

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Medikidz: Explain Primary Immunodeficiency


‘This book would be an ideal resource for children in primary care settings such as a hospital wards, as the children who may have immunodeficiency disorders may be able to read more about their condition.’

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