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The big question: why are NHS sickness absence rates falling?

The big question: why are NHS sickness absence rates falling?

14-Aug-2014

Recent data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre revealed that staff are taking less time off for illness than they were five years ago, despite a rise in pressure.

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Sandra Smith

Applying life experiences

4-Aug-2014

Sandra Smith has drawn on skills learnt in jobs as diverse as army driver and hairdresser in her healthcare career

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Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

18-Aug-2014

‘Definitely nursing students of any branch, potential applicants for nursing, and anyone who has graduated that wants to brush up on their drug calculations skills, should read this book’

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Use your inner detective to recognise the clues that reveal your patients’ experience

Work out what your patients think

5-Aug-2014

Use your inner detective to recognise the clues that reveal your patients’ experience

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'Nursing has for too long been outside assisted dying debate'

I have been writing this column for some time and there has been only one subject that I have completely and consciously avoided: assisted dying.

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Kathryn Anderson

'The audacity of the Tory government knows no bounds'

13-Aug-2014

Response to letter from Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury to the NHS Pay Review Body, on behalf of the National Health Action Party

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