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The current chief nursing officer for England and her immediate predecessor have been passing on their passion for the profession to a group of student nurses.
Syringe pumps are a vital tool for administering medicine, especially in palliative care. However, nurses must have training before using them to ensure patient safety.
We talk to Professor Paul Fish, director of nursing at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and visiting professor of nursing leadership at London South Bank University, who qualified as a nurse 15 years ago.
The government’s ambitious target for recruiting more health visitors has driven the training and mentor system close to breaking point, practice teachers have warned.
Health professionals such as nurses need to spend more time highlighting the benefits of exercise in promoting all-round health and wellbeing, according to an influential group of MPs.
A Europe-wide initiative to provide nurses with education and professional development on sustainability issues has been launched by a team led by Plymouth University.
The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
A complex network of partnerships between higher education institutions and healthcare personnel ensures that student nurses are placed with appropriately qualified mentors in approved clinical learning environments during the practical component of their course.
It is often thought that practice nurses need acute secondary care experience.
A scheme to train practice nurses in managing cancer as a long-term condition is likely to be rolled out across South West London, pending a positive feedback from a pilot scheme.