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Nursing education

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NMC to explore nurse education reform recommendations

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to look into the possibility of implementing recommendations from a recent wide-ranging review of nurse education, which included the suggestion that undergraduates should spend more time on general training before specialising.

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Marsden pens nurse training partnership with university  

The University of East Anglia and the Royal Marsden School in London have announced a new educational partnership.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

TB and infection control nurses 'need clearer career pathways'

Specialist nurses working in infection prevention and control, and also tuberculosis treatment lack clearly defined career pathways and a standardised set of competencies for their roles, which is causing problems for workforce planning and recruitment, a study has indicated.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Local return to practice course starts in Lincolnshire

A return to practice scheme has started in Lincolnshire, with the aim of bringing back former nurses to the county’s acute and community services.

Use of homophobic language is ‘common-place’ in NHS

A quarter of lesbian, gay and bisexual health and social care staff have experienced homophobic abuse from colleagues in the last five years, according a latest survey results.

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries Subscription Required

Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.

Detail from myCOPD: patients can view training videos at a time that suits them

Improving outcomes with online COPD self-care Subscription Required

An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.

College sets up first faculty for physician associates

The Royal College of Physicians has announced that it is creating a faculty of physician associates to oversee education standards for the new role.

Who Wants to be a Nurse?

New radio series to explore state of nurse education

A new series, which is due to air later this week on BBC Radio 4, will discuss the key issues and debates surrounding nurse education and training.

Plymouth University

Pilot scheme engages student nurses with GP patients

A new programme that places student nurses in the South West at the heart of primary care patient engagement groups has been unveiled by Plymouth University.


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