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Plans for new apprenticeships to fast-track healthcare assistants into nursing must not be used as a way to dilute the graduate-level profession nurses have worked towards for many years, say nursing leaders.
‘It would be an ideal addition to any collection routinely involved with educating students primarily within their university segments of teaching’
Healthcare assistants already working in hospitals will be able to skip the traditional degree route and train on the job to become a nurse under a new initiative, it has been announced.
Dr Alison Chambers is to succeed leading nurse academic Professor David Sines as pro vice chancellor and executive dean of Buckinghamshire New University’s faculty of society and health.
Results from a major study showing cutting hospital nurse numbers is linked to reduced patient safety also applies to community settings, according to the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
Nurses, social workers, health services and the organisations they work with must be better trained to understand domestic violence and help those experiencing it, the National Institute of Health and Social Care has said.
A practice-based educational pathway has been found to improve nurses’ confidence in delivering end-of-life care to patients.
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action we explore a partnership between an immunisation manager and an immunisation nurse from a nurse-led advice service
The Royal College of Nursing is to cease providing accredited qualifications for long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
A programme developed by a Leicester nurse to introduce students to the world of clinical research is being showcased at a national conference.