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Nursing students urged to challenge practice and 'managerialism'


Mental health student nurses have been urged by leading academics and nurses to challenge conventional practice and take the lead in future research to develop new models of care and treatment.

Families call for mental health nurses to treat them as 'allies'


The families of people with mental health conditions have called upon nurses to treat them as their “allies” and to allow them to help develop future care models for the profession.

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Hunt rejects call to extend barring checks on staff and volunteers


Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has rejected a key recommendation from the investigation into lessons learnt from the historic abuse by Jimmy Savile at NHS hospitals.

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Experimental robot could help nurses of the future lift patients


Scientists in Japan have developed an experimental nursing care robot, which is capable of tasks such as lifting a patient from a bed or providing assistance to someone who requires help standing.

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Specialist nurses lead world with support for young diabetics


Two pioneering children’s diabetes specialist nurses in Rochdale were the first in the world to use an innovative new insulin pump to help young people manage their condition.

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