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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing

What are we doing to address the ongoing crisis in leg ulcer care in the UK?

Leg ulcers: let’s do the sums

20-Jul-2015 | Updated: 30-Jul-2015

What are we doing to address the ongoing UK crisis in leg ulcer care? Find out how you can help improve care for patients nationwide

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Miriam Etter

"It’s hard to reason with someone who thinks a sick new mother just needs to stay home and eat to get well"

By returning to the continent of her birth to improve neonatal care, Miriam Etter is now securing a better start in life for others

Ruth Northway

'I’ve found that if people have the support to display their talents they can do a lot'

People can achieve a great deal if they have support to display their abilities, says Ruth Northway

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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.

Trish Morris-Thompson

'Care practitioner role would reverse nursing staff shortage'

8-Jul-2015

The shortage of qualified nurses means we are facing an unprecedented crisis.

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Mark Radcliffe

“We need to plan creatively to solve growing healthcare needs”

First, I have to get this off my chest. It isn’t a heat wave when it only lasts a day and a half and then gets cloudy. It’s a British summer. We’ve had them before, not every year, obviously, but we have definitely had them.

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Jenni Middeton

'Jeremy Hunt’s speech downplayed nurses'

22-Jul-2015

Secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt said in his speech last week that he wanted to make the health service “more human-centred and less system-centred”.

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Fran Entwistle_NT

If you’re not going to show off, at least show someone else off

20-Jul-2015

Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.

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27-Jul-2015

‘It is peer reviewed and reviewed by children and this adds to the value of the book.’

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Free yourself from workplace bullying

Tackle bullying in your nursing team

Confronting bullying can be challenging because bullies try to avoid accountability

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