Nursing education news, research and analyses for all nurses
Nursing education news and practice
This year has seen a dramatic rise in the number of trainee district nurses set to join the workforce, after years of decline, according to latest figures.
With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.
A six-month return to practice programme is starting this summer at the University of York to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.
Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.
Professor Jean White, chief nursing officer for Wales, has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Bangor University.
Plans to restructure a national body responsible for overseeing NHS training could dilute nursing expertise and hamper efforts to get the profession’s workforce back on its feet, it has been warned.
Teachers, nurses, doctors and social workers will be given extra training to identify and help girls who might be at risk of becoming victims of female genital mutilation (FGM).
A course designed to provide support, training and stress relief for dementia carers has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety.
A delegation from Thailand’s government has visited Northumbria University to see how it is using simulated patient mannequins to educate its nurses.
Maternity units at a hospital trust in England had to close 97 times in the past year, figures show.