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In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.
Nurses have said they need clearer guidance about how to complete the new process of checks for renewing their registration in order to reduce confusion and avoid potentially falling off the register.
More than 23,000 extra nurses will be trained over the next four years to help meet growing demand in the NHS.
Academics have called for an “urgent” overhaul of the funding system for training nurses and midwives to address both the current workforce crisis facing the NHS and the financial difficulties being experienced by many students.
The issues of not enough nursing hours or appointments for patients are perennial ones.
An online survey of nurses was carried out to find out more about awareness and knowledge of iron deficiency anaemia
Ensuring midwives can access ongoing education must be an urgent priority, the Royal College of Midwives has warned in its official response to the Kirkup report.
Nursing students who smoke should be actively encouraged to give up the habit, argue Spanish researchers.
Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme.
Shared learning and better incident reporting can help primary care organisations to improve patient safety.