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Nursing education

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Nursing education news and practice


Nurse scholarship for ‘developing person-centred cultures of care’

The Foundation of Nursing Studies has opened applications for its Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship 2015.

Health Education England

New nurse roles in pharmacy and therapy mooted by training chief

New types of nursing roles that overlap more closely with physiotherapy and pharmacy work should be developed to meet the changing needs of healthcare sector employers, the chief executive of England’s official workforce planning body has claimed.

Exclusive: Further rise in nurse training course places approved

A second year of growth in nurse education places has been rubber-stamped by Health Education England’s board today, as it unveils its national workforce plan for England.

Group of clinical professionals talking

Exclusive: Lord Willis reveals thoughts on nurse education reform

A major review of nursing education and training looks set to recommend that future student nurses undertake care experience before starting their degrees, but that a whole year is too long.

Support for mentors in clinical education

Support for mentors in clinical education Subscription Required

Mentors play a crucial role in supporting and assessing student nurses, yet many find the role challenging. A trust developed support for mentors at the point of care

Training course slashes back injuries among student nurses

A new approach to training nurses in moving and handling has led to a 92% reduction in injuries among students on practice placements, according to its creators.

New support scheme for aspiring nurse education leaders

Four aspiring deans of health have been awarded scholarships, as part of a ground-breaking scheme to help develop future academic leaders in nursing and midwifery.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Survey: Gaps revealed in ebola training for NHS nursing staff

Around half of nursing staff remain in the dark about how to deal with a patient with ebola, our survey suggests.

University chiefs call for 'realistic' debate on nurse education model

Proposed changes to nurse education that may include a move towards more general training before specialist learning, could lead to a trade-off between these two skillsets, nursing academics have warned.

University of the West of Scotland

Scottish university announces new head of nursing school

The University of the West of Scotland has announced the appointment of Karen Wilson as dean of its school of health, nursing and midwifery. 



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