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A lifelike, interactive mannequin that moves, talks and can display vital signs including breathing and heartbeat is being introduced at Derriford Hospital to improve patient safety.
Specialist nurses have until the end of this week to apply to a new bursary scheme that supports the further education of haematology and oncology nurses.
A “substantial” proportion of NHS hospital staff, around one in eight in some places, treat victims of people trafficking, with maternity services most likely to encounter them, according to a study.
Student nurses who are also mothers are dropping out of their degrees due to the “very patchy” support given by universities to help them deal with the realities of the course and placements, according to new research.
Nurses in Zambia have completed a pioneering paediatric course available to them for the first time through a partnership with UK nursing academics.
Employers must recognise the alternative career needs of different generations of nurses and midwives to improve workplace retention rates, according to a report.
David Cameron has said the NHS needs to get better at workforce planning and encouraging young people to study nursing, in response to questions on the government’s new immigration rules.
A new senior nurse role has been created at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust to focus on training nursing staff about end of life care.
Nursing should stop looking backwards and embrace the future as a degree-only entry profession, according to the new chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing.
Greg Dix, director of nursing at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, is to take on an additional education role at Plymouth University.