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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.
The University of East Anglia and the Royal Marsden School in London have announced a new educational partnership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.
The Royal College of Physicians has announced that it is creating a faculty of physician associates to oversee education standards for the new role.
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.
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.