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Practice team blog

Your practice editors Kathryn, Ann, Eileen and Fran talk about nursing in practice

All posts from: February 2012

'Tackling drug use costs the UK eye-watering sums'

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthMon, 27 Feb 2012

Our Practice section contains two articles about the use of illegal drugs – one about the legal and ethical issues nurses face when their patients use cannabis for therapeutic reasons, and one discussing nurses’ attitudes to substance users, and whether drugs should be decriminalised.

'It's good news for practice nurses'

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 20 Feb 2012

News that a training course for practice nurse training is to be accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is significant.

'Being a student nurse makes you grow up fast'

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 14 Feb 2012

I was watching some student nurses deliver some sensitive and effective care on a ward last week.

'Ward sisters are the lynchpins that hold wards together'

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 6 Feb 2012

“It’s so bizarre how differently one is treated in a Sisters uniform…” @lopo485