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Nursing education

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Nursing education news and practice

Does mandatory training have to be boring?

In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.

Exclusive: Revalidation pilots reveal raft of unresolved issues

Nurses have said they need clearer guidance about how to complete the new process of checks for renewing their registration in order to reduce confusion and avoid potentially falling off the register.

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Workforce plan to train 23,000 new nurses in England by 2019

More than 23,000 extra nurses will be trained over the next four years to help meet growing demand in the NHS.


Academics call for 'urgent' overhaul of student nurse funding

Academics have called for an “urgent” overhaul of the funding system for training nurses and midwives to address both the current workforce crisis facing the NHS and the financial difficulties being experienced by many students.  

'Revalidation signals more GP support for practice nurses'

'Revalidation signals more GP support for practice nurses' Subscription Required

The issues of not enough nursing hours or appointments for patients are perennial ones.

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Iron deficiency anaemia: overlooked and under-treated?

An online survey of nurses was carried out to find out more about awareness and knowledge of iron deficiency anaemia

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust

Post-Kirkup call for better access to CPD for midwives

Ensuring midwives can access ongoing education must be an urgent priority, the Royal College of Midwives has warned in its official response to the Kirkup report.

Call to target smoking cessation in student nurses

Nursing students who smoke should be actively encouraged to give up the habit, argue Spanish researchers.

How board games can be used to improve safety

How board games can be used to improve safety Subscription Required

Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme.

A new e-form makes it easier and quicker to report patient safety incidents

Improving patient safety in primary care Subscription Required

Shared learning and better incident reporting can help primary care organisations to improve patient safety.


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